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  • noun Plural form of neap.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of neap.

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Examples

  • Let's hope he pushes to the front for his Haggis, neaps, tatties and whisky.

    Archive 2007-01-21

  • Gaboon is a swift strong thing, and irregular, and has a rise of eight feet at the springs, two-and-a-half at the neaps.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Tidal current lag is usually greater during spring tides and smaller during neaps.

    Cracking the Tidal Code

  • Or it might flow in slowly during spring tides and not at all during neaps.

    Cracking the Tidal Code

  • Tidal current lag is usually greater during spring tides and smaller during neaps.

    Cracking the Tidal Code

  • Or it might flow in slowly during spring tides and not at all during neaps.

    Cracking the Tidal Code

  • The last of the flood, two days after the lowest neaps, and wind north by east; the current should be less than a knot and the eddy off Mengam non-existent.

    Hornblower And The Hotspur

  • She must have entered the Otzumer Ee at high-water for shelter from the gale: a neat bit of work for a vessel of her size, as Davies says she draws nine-foot-ten, and there can't be more than twelve on the bar at high-water neaps.

    The Riddle of the Sands

  • A sea-bred boy would not have stayed a day on Earraid; which is only what they call a tidal islet; and except in the bottom of the neaps, can be entered and left twice in every twenty-four hours, either dry-shod, or at the most by wading.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6

  • A sea-bred boy would not have stayed a day on Earraid, which is only what they call a tidal islet, and, except, in the bottom of the neaps, can be entered and left twice in every twenty-four hours, either dry-shod, or, at the most, by wading.

    The Ontario High School Reader

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