[ in-ter-tahyd-l ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈtaɪd l /
of or relating to the littoral region that is above the low-water mark and below the high-water mark.
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Words nearby intertidal
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Example sentences from the Web for intertidal
Dimly I could see the intertidal creatures darting away from my feet.The Island of Doctor Moreau|H. G. Wells
Intertidal, in-tėr-tī′dal, adj. living between low-water and high-water mark.
Limpet, lim′pet, n. a small shellfish which clings to intertidal rocks.
British Dictionary definitions for intertidal
/ (ˌɪntəˈtaɪdəl) /
of or relating to the zone of the shore between the high-water mark and low-water mark
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Scientific definitions for intertidal
[ ĭn′tər-tīd′l ]
Relating to the region between the high tide mark and the low tide mark.
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