adjective \ˈtī-dəl\

: of or relating to tides : rising and falling at regular times

Full Definition of TIDAL

a :  of, relating to, caused by, or having tides <tidal cycles> <tidal erosion>
b :  periodically rising and falling or flowing and ebbing <tidal waters>
:  dependent (as to the time of arrival or departure) upon the state of the tide <a tidal steamer>
tid·al·ly \-dəl-ē\ adverb

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adjective \ˈtīd-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TIDAL

: of, relating to, or constituting tidal air <interference with the normal tidal exchange of the lungs—F. R. Mautz & R. M. Hosler>


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