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Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational .... Neap tide: Sun and Moon at 90°. Spring tide: Sun and Moon at ...

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/springtide.html

A 'spring tide' a common historical term that has nothing to do with the season of Spring. Rather, the term is derived from the concept of the tide.

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Spring tides occur when the Sun and Moon line up, since the gravities of the two bodies add together to create larger tidal forces. Neap tides occur when the Sun  ...

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Neap tide definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!

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Neap tides are especially weak tides. They occur when the gravitational forces of the Moon and the Sun are perpendicular to one another (with respect to the ...

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Define neap tide. neap tide synonyms, neap tide pronunciation, neap tide translation, English dictionary definition of neap tide. neap tide Neap tides occur when ...

www.almanac.com/content/spring-tides-neap-tides

The following is a explanation of spring and neap tides in relation to lunar and solar cycles. The Old Farmer's Almanac explains the nature of spring tides and ...

www.britannica.com/science/neap-tide

neap tide: Tide of minimal range occurring near the time when the Moon and the Sun are in quadrature. This condition is geometrically defined as the time at ...

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A tide that occurs when the difference between high and low tide is least. Neap tide comes twice a month, in the first and third quarters of the moon. Origin of ...