corrected establishment

noun

: the mean of all high-water lunitidal intervals for at least a month used in navigation to find the approximate time of high water by adding it to the time of the moon's upper transit as shown in the nautical almanac

Word History

Etymology

corrected from past participle of correct

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“Corrected establishment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corrected%20establishment. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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