Long Period Constituent

Science / Tides and Currents / Long Period Constituent: A tidal or tidal current constituent with a period that is independent of the rotation of the Earth but which depends upon the orbital movement of the Moon or the Earth. The principal lunar long period constituents have periods approximating a month and half a month, and the principal solar long period constituents have periods approximating a year and half a year.
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Other Words for Long

Long Adjective Synonyms: extensive, extended, elongate(d), large, great, big

Other Words for Period

Period Noun Synonyms: interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch, while, patch


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Patristic Period

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