An artificial barrier, usually constructed across an estuary, designed to maintain different water levels on either side.
- Ebb tide
The stage of a tide in which the water depth is reducing.
- Flood tide
The stage of a tide in which the water depth is increasing.
- Neap tide
Smaller fortnightly tides falling between the spring tides.
- Spring tide
Large fortnightly tides, resulting from the Earth, Sun, and Moon being approximately in line
- Tidal basin
The area of water behind a tidal barrage.
- Tidal currents
Water currents resulting from tidal action.
- Tidal stream
A tidal current which has been accelerated as a result of the natural geography.
The response of the world’s seas and oceans to the influences of the Moon and the Sun relative to the Earth.
A mechanical system in which energy in a moving fluid is transferred to a rotating system.
Definition of the Subject
Tidal energy, as interpreted in this essay, is considered to be the artificial extraction of energy...
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