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tidal energy


      n   energy obtained by harnessing tidal power  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
1    relating to, characterized by, or affected by tides  
a tidal estuary     
2    dependent on the state of the tide  
a tidal ferry     
3    (of a glacier) reaching the sea and discharging floes or icebergs  
  tidally      adv  

tidal basin  
      n   a basin for vessels that is filled at high tide  
tidal energy  
      n   energy obtained by harnessing tidal power  
tidal power  
      n   the use of the rise and fall of tides involving very large volumes of water at low heads to generate electric power  
tidal volume  
1    the volume of water associated with a rising tide  
2      (Physiol)   the amount of air passing into and out of the lungs during normal breathing  
tidal wave  
1       a name (not accepted in technical usage) for       tsunami  
2    an unusually large incoming wave, often caused by high winds and spring tides  
3    a forceful and widespread movement in public opinion, action, etc.  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

tidal energy n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides

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