from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to tidal phenomena caused by the moon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to tides caused by the moon
- adj. Describing the difference in time between the crossing of a meridian by the moon and the subsequent high tide at that point
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to tidal movements dependent on the moon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to that part of the tidal movement which is dependent on the moon.
As indicated by its name, a "lunitidal interval" is the time elapsing between the passage of the moon across the meridian of the place or station and the occurrence of high or low water.
If two stations have the same longitude, then the difference between the lunitidal intervals for the two stations denotes the difference in the times of occurrence of the tides.
The mean lunitidal intervals and the mean ranges of tide, together with the approximate geographical positions of the stations, are as follows: