- the volume of water associated with a rising tide
- physiol the amount of air passing into and out of the lungs during normal breathing
- The volume of air inspired or expired in a single breath during regular breathing.tidal air
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- The volume of air inhaled and exhaled with each breath. Also called tidal air
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