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1. Relating to or affected by tides: the tidal maximum; tidal pools; tidal waters.
2. Dependent on or scheduled by the time of high tide: a tidal ferry.

tid′al·ly adv.


1. (Physical Geography) relating to, characterized by, or affected by tides: a tidal estuary.
2. (Physical Geography) dependent on the state of the tide: a tidal ferry.
3. (Physical Geography) (of a glacier) reaching the sea and discharging floes or icebergs
ˈtidally adv


(ˈtaɪd l)

1. pertaining to, characterized by, or subject to tides.
2. dependent on the state of the tide as to time of departure: a tidal steamer.
tid′al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tidal - of or relating to or caused by tides; "tidal wave"
مُتَعَلِّق بالمَد والجَزِر
gelgitle ilgili


A. ADJde (la) marea
the river is tidal up to herela marea sube hasta aquí
the Mediterranean is not tidalen el Mediterráneo no hay mareas
B. CPD tidal basin Ndique m de marea
tidal energy Nenergía f de las mareas, energía f mareomotriz
tidal wave Nmaremoto m (fig) → ola f gigantesca


[ˈtaɪdəl] adj [river, stream] → à maréetidal wave n
(= large wave) → raz-de-marée m inv
(= large number or amount) [people] → raz-de-marée m inv; [enthusiasm, protest, emotion] → immense vague f


adjTide-, Gezeiten-; watersden Gezeiten unterworfen; this river is not tidalin diesem Fluss gibt es keine Gezeiten, das ist kein Tidefluss


tidal atlas
nGezeitenatlas m
tidal barrier, tidal barrage
nStaudamm m, → Staumauer f
tidal basin
nTidebecken nt
tidal current
tidal harbour
nTidehafen m
tidal inlet
nPriel m
tidal lift
nTidenhub m
tidal power plant, tidal power station
nTide- or Gezeitenkraftwerk nt
tidal wave
n (lit)Flutwelle f; a great tidal of enthusiasm swept over the country (fig)eine Welle der Begeisterung ging durch das Land


[ˈtaɪdl] adj (flow) → di marea; (river, estuary) → soggetto/a alla marea
tidal range → escursione f di marea


(taid) noun
the regular, twice-a-day ebbing and flowing movement of the sea. It's high/low tide; The tide is coming in / going out.
ˈtidal adjective
of or affected by tides. tidal currents; a tidal river.
tidal wave
an enormous wave in the sea, caused by an earthquake etc.


a. rel. al volumen de inspiración y expiración.
References in classic literature ?
The flat intermediate country was intersected by a labyrinth of tidal streams, winding up from the invisible sea in strange fantastic curves -- rivers at high water, and channels of mud at low.
The wedding-breakfast was hurried; the wedding-speeches were curtailed: there was no time to be wasted, if the young couple were to catch the tidal train.
A gigantic eruption, like that of Krakatoa a few years ago, with the accompanying earthquakes, tidal waves, and clouds of volcanic dust, changes the face of the surrounding landscape beyond recognition, bringing down the high lands, elevating the low, making fair lakes where deserts had been, and deserts where green prairies had smiled before.
I perceived by this slowing down of its rising and setting that the work of the tidal drag was done.
The house," she explained, "is on a sort of tongue of land, with a tidal river on either side and the sea not fifty yards away from our drawing-room window.
All in the same fraction of an instant, earthquake, tidal wave, volcanic eruption, the thunder of the heavens and the fire-flashing of an electric bolt from the sky smote him and smote consciousness out of him.
His blood was too congealed to accelerate to the swift tidal flow of indignation.
From the fragment of rock upon which he had seated himself, to the raised stone terrace in front of the house, was an absolutely straight path, beautifully kept like an avenue, with white posts on either side, and built up to a considerable height above the broad tidal way which ran for some distance by its side.
I may here mention, that on a part of the coast of Ascension, where there is a vast accumulation of shelly sand, an incrustation is deposited on the tidal rocks by the water of the sea, resembling, as represented in the woodcut, certain cryptogamic plants (Marchantiae) often seen on damp walls.
As she came beneath the lowering sky, a sense of being involved in a murky shade of Murder dropped upon her; and, as the tidal swell of the river broke at her feet without her seeing how it gathered, so, her thoughts startled her by rushing out of an unseen void and striking at her heart.
As he had swept all men before him, so now Joe Welling was carrying the two men in the room off their feet with a tidal wave of words.
He tore through the narrow streets and around the sharp curves like a moving earthquake, showering his volleys as he went, and before him swept a continuous tidal wave of scampering children, ducks, cats, and mothers clasping babies which they had snatched out of the way of the coming destruction; and as this living wave washed aside, along the walls, its elements, being safe, forgot their fears and turned their admiring gaze upon that gallant driver till he thundered around the next curve and was lost to sight.