tidal pool

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Also called tide pool, tidepool.
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Related Words for tidal pool

flat, tideland, wetlands

tidal pool in Science

tidal pool

  1. A pool of water remaining after a tide has retreated. The physical conditions of the tidal pool can change significantly throughout the day as the temperature of its water fluctuates with solar heating and its salinity increases with evaporation. As a result, tidal pools are harsh environments for the organisms that inhabit them. Also called tide pool
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