non·​tid·​al ˌnän-ˈtī-dᵊl How to pronounce nontidal (audio)
: not relating to, caused by, or having tides : not tidal
a nontidal body of water
a nontidal current
nontidally adverb

Examples of nontidal in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nontidal was in 1843

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“Nontidal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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