amphidromic

adjective
am·​phi·​drom·​ic

Definition of amphidromic

: relating to a system of tidal action in which the tide wave progresses around a point or center of little or no tide amphidromic point amphidromic region

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First Known Use of amphidromic

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphidromic

Greek amphidromos running both ways (from amphi- + dromos course, racecourse) + English -ic

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“Amphidromic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphidromic. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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