marigraph

[ mar-i-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmær ɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

a device that automatically registers the rise and fall of the tide.

Nearby words

  1. mariette,
  2. mariette, auguste édouard,
  3. marigold,
  4. marigold window,
  5. marigram,
  6. marihuana,
  7. marijuana,
  8. marikina,
  9. marilyn,
  10. marimba


Origin of marigraph

1855–60; < Latin mari- (combining form of mare sea) + -graph

Related formsmar·i·graph·ic [mar-i-graf-ik] /ˌmær ɪˈgræf ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for marigraph

marigraph

/ (ˈmærɪˌɡræf, -ˌɡrɑːf) /

noun

a gauge for recording the levels of the tides

Word Origin for marigraph

from Latin mare sea + -graph

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