intertidal

adjective in·ter·tid·al \ ˌin-tər-ˈtī-dᵊl \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of intertidal

: of, relating to, or being the part of the littoral zone above low-tide mark

intertidally

play \ˌin-tər-ˈtī-dᵊl-ē\ adverb

Examples of intertidal in a Sentence

  1. animals that live in the intertidal zone

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First Known Use of intertidal

1883


INTERTIDAL Defined for English Language Learners

intertidal

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Definition of intertidal for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the area of the shore that is between the low point and the high point of the tide


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