Science / Tides and Currents / Subordinate Tide Station: (1) A tide station from which a relatively short series of observations is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a tide station with a relatively long series of observations. See tide station, primary control tide station, secondary control tide station, and tertiary tide station. (2) A station listed in the Tide Tables from which predictions are to be obtained by means of differences and ratios applied to the full predictions at a reference station. See reference station.
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Station Noun Synonyms: position, place, status, rank, caste, standing, class, level
Station Adjective Synonyms: place, position, spot, post, site, location
Subordinate Adjective Synonyms: assistant, aide, junior, subaltern, staff member, underling, hireling, inferior, lackey, servant, slave, vassal, staffer
Subordinate Verb Synonyms: make (something) secondary
Science / Marine Biology / Spring Tides: Fortnightly tides occurring when the vertical tidal range is maximal MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Spring Tides Or Tidal Currents: Tides of increased range or tidal currents of increased speed occurring semimonthly as the result of the Moon being new or full. The spring range (Sg) of tide is the average range occurring at the tim MORE