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neap

(niːp)
adj
(Physical Geography) of, relating to, or constituting a neap tide
n
(Physical Geography) short for neap tide
[Old English, as in nēpflōd neap tide, of uncertain origin]

neap

(nip)

adj.
1. designating those tides, midway between spring tides, that attain the least height.
n.
2. neap tide.
[before 900; Middle English neep, Old English nēp-, in nēpflōd neap tide]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neap - a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moonneap - a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon
high tide, high water, highwater - the tide when the water is highest
Translations

neap

[niːp] N (also neap tide) → marea f muerta

neap

[ˈniːp] n (also neaptide) → mortes-eaux fpl

neap

n (also neap-tide)Nippflut f, → Nippzeit f, → Nipptide f (N Ger)

neap

[niːp] n (also neap tide) → marea di quadratura
References in classic literature ?
A sea-bred boy would not have stayed a day on Earraid; which is only what they call a tidal islet, and except in the bottom of the neaps, can be entered and left twice in every twenty-four hours, either dry-shod, or at the most by wading.
In our study, the fact that the association between both PRAL and NEAP scores and the risk of incident type 2 diabetes persisted after adjustment for dietary patterns, meat consumption and intake of fruit, vegetables, coffee and sweetened beverages suggests that dietary acids may play a specific role in promoting the development of type 2 diabetes, irrespective of the foods or drinks that provide the acidic or alkaline components," they added.
Students in Massachusetts may or may not be exceeding national averages in civics - until and unless NEAP and state education officials break out those scores and release them publicly, it is impossible to know.
Suspended sediment transects in the estuary were carried out along the salinity gradient during inflowing and outflowing water for spring and neap tides in dry and wet seasons during the 2-year study period (1994-96).
During the first half of the 206-day cycle, the difference in height between neap tide and spring tide is decreasing, or below average, allowing a lesser ice wall build-up.
High turbulence levels related with spring tides break floes enhancing sediment advection, while during neap tides turbulence levels are lower and contribute to the formation of flocs with higher settling velocities.
Increasingly, however, tourism certification is also looking at tour operators (Certification for Sustainable Tourism, or CST, in Costa Rica), naturalist guides (The Nature and Ecotourism Accreditation Program, or NEAP, in Australia), beaches (Blue Flag in Europe, South Africa and the Caribbean), parks (Protected Area Network, or PAN, in Europe), golf courses (Committed to Green in Great Britain) and boats (Smart Voyager in the Galapapos).
NEAP represents the first of SpaceDev's efforts to turn space into a pay-as-you-go venture.
Peter's boat See, Sic, see on the neap tide float, Pig pained to pig, and goat to goat, Aflame they whom the searchlight smote.
Managing director Paul Neap said: "We can handle this.
Be careful, and have an adult neap with all of these steps.
Modeled after the 1997 Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR), a project of the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), NEAP is a private attempt to accomplish what government can do, only more cheaply and without the cumbersome bureaucracy.