[ mar-i-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmær ɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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a device that automatically registers the rise and fall of the tide.
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Origin of marigraph
1855–60; <Latin mari- (combining form of mare sea) + -graph
OTHER WORDS FROM marigraphmar·i·graph·ic [mar-i-graf-ik], /ˌmær ɪˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for marigraph
For registering the height of the tide at every instant, hydrographic services generally adopt quite a simple marigraph.
British Dictionary definitions for marigraph
/ (ˈmærɪˌɡræf, -ˌɡrɑːf) /
a gauge for recording the levels of the tides
Word Origin for marigraph
from Latin mare sea + -graph
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