tide gauge


tide gauge
A gauge for showing the height of the tide, particularly one continuously updated.

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  • Tide gauge — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide gauge — Gauge Gauge, n. [Written also gage.] 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. [1913 Webster] This plate must be a gauge to file your worm and groove to equal breadth by. Moxon …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tide gauge — noun An instrument for registering the state of the tide continuously • • • Main Entry: ↑tide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tide gauge — A tide gauge. A tide gauge is a device for measuring sea level and detecting tsunamis. Sensors continuously record the height of the water level with respect to a height reference surface close to the geoid. Water enters the device by the bottom… …   Wikipedia

  • tide-gauge — vandens lygio matuoklė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Matuoklė vandens lygiui upėse ir ežeruose matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. tide gage; tide gauge vok. Gezeitenmesser, m; Lattenpegel, m rus. водомерная рейка, f;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • tide gauge — /ˈtaɪd geɪdʒ/ (say tuyd gayj) noun a gauge for measuring tide level …   Australian English dictionary

  • UK National Tide Gauge Network — The UK National Tide Gauge Network is part of the National Tidal and Sea Level Facility. It was set up in 1953 to record sea levels around the coast of the UK, after the east coast of England was affected by severe floods.Gauges positioned at 44… …   Wikipedia

  • automatic tide gauge — a mechanism to measure and record serially the fall and rise of tides, either as a continuous graph or by printing the levels …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Tide — Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide day — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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