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astronomical tidal constituent (noun), harmonic constituent, tidal constituent, constituent number (s); harmonic constituents, tidal constituents, constituent numbers (pl)
One of the harmonic elements in mathematical expressions and formulas for the forces and strong currents of the oceans: As an oceanographer, it was Hickory's responsibility to calculate the astronomical tidal constituent in the local harbor.
This entry is located in the following units: astro-, astr- + (page 6) numer-, number- (page 1)