age of diurnal inequality

age of diurnal inequality

[′āj əv dī′ərn·əl ‚in·ē′kwäl·əd·ē]
(geophysics)
The time interval between the maximum semimonthly north or south declination of the moon and the time that the maximum effect of the declination upon the range of tide or speed of the tidal current occurs. Also known as age of diurnal tide; diurnal age.