lag of the tide

Definition of lag of the tide

: the interval by which the time of high or low water falls behind the mean time in the 2d and 4th quarters of the moon opposed to priming of the tide

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“Lag of the tide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lag%20of%20the%20tide. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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