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tidal

[tahyd-l] /ˈtaɪd l/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or subject to tides:
a tidal current.
2.
dependent on the state of the tide as to time of departure:
a tidal steamer.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; tide1 + -al1
Related forms
tidally, adverb
nontidal, adjective
untidal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tidally

tidal

/ˈtaɪdəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, characterized by, or affected by tides: a tidal estuary
2.
dependent on the state of the tide: a tidal ferry
3.
(of a glacier) reaching the sea and discharging floes or icebergs
Derived Forms
tidally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for tidally

tidal

adj.

1807, a hybrid formation from tide (n.) + Latin-derived suffix -al (1). A tidal wave (1830) is properly high water caused by movements of the tides; erroneous use for "tsunami, great ocean wave caused by an earthquake, etc." is recorded from 1878.

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tidally in Medicine

tidal tid·al (tīd'l)
adj.
Resembling the tides; alternately rising and falling.

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tidally in the Bible

(in the LXX. called "Thorgal"), styled the "king of nations" (Gen.14:1-9). Mentioned as Tudkhula on Arioch's brick (see facing page 139). _Goyyim_, translated "nations," is the country called Gutium, east of Tigris and north of Elam.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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