equatorial tide

equatorial tide

[‚e·kwə′tȯr·ē·əl ′tīd]
(oceanography)
A lunar fortnightly tide.
A tidal component with a period of 328 hours.
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To enter the Amazon from the Atlantic is also to see up close the topographical ambiguities that occur when equatorial tides encounter the world's largest river and its flatest, most extensive tropical floodplain.