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