age of phase inequality
age of phase inequality[′āj əv ′fāz ‚in·ē′kwäl· əd·ē]
The time interval between the new or full moon and the maximum effect of these phases upon the range of tide or speed of tidal current. Also known as age of tide; phase age.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.