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Of or being the region between the high tide mark and the low tide mark.

in′ter·tid′al·ly adv.
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(Physical Geography) of or relating to the zone of the shore between the high-water mark and low-water mark
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(ˌɪn tərˈtaɪd l)

of or pertaining to the littoral region that is above the low-water mark and below the high-water mark.
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Adj.1.intertidal - of or relating to the littoral area above the low-tide mark
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