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tidal


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tidal  \Tid"al\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  tides;  caused  by  tides;  having  tides; 
  periodically  rising  and  falling,  or  following  and  ebbing;  as 
  tidal  waters. 
 
  The  tidal  wave  of  deeper  souls  Into  our  inmost  being 
  rolls,  And  lifts  us  unawares  Out  of  all  meaner  cares 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  {Tidal  air}  (Physiol.),  the  air  which  passes  in  and  out  of 
  the  lungs  in  ordinary  breathing.  It  varies  from  twenty  to 
  thirty  cubic  inches. 
 
  {Tidal  basin},  a  dock  that  is  filled  at  the  rising  of  the 
  tide. 
 
  {Tidal  wave}. 
  a  See  {Tide  wave},  under  {Tide}.  Cf  4th  {Bore}. 
  b  A  vast,  swift  wave  caused  by  an  earthquake  or  some 
  extraordinary  combination  of  natural  causes.  It  rises  far 
  above  high-water  mark  and  is  often  very  destructive  upon 
  low-lying  coasts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tidal 
  adj  :  or  or  relating  to  or  caused  by  tides;  "tidal  wave" 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Tidal 
  (in  the  LXX.  called  "Thorgal"),  styled  the  "king  of  nations" 
  (Gen.14:1-9).  Mentioned  as  Tudkhula  on  Arioch's  brick  (see 
  facing  page  139).  _Goyyim_,  translated  "nations,"  is  the  country 
  called  Gutium  east  of  Tigris  and  north  of  Elam. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Tidal,  that  breaks  the  yoke;  knowledge  of  elevation 
 




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