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neap

1. of, relating to, or constituting a neap tide
2. short for neap tide
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NEAP

abbrev. for Near-Earth Asteroid Prospector. A NASA mission to (4660) Nereus planned for launch between 2007 and 2010.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
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Earlier, Capt retired Kamran Afridi oriented journalists on provincial Polio Profile, upcoming polio campaign, missed children, NEAP Structures, Programme management, oversight and accountability, initiatives, issues and way forward.
Speaking at a NEAP meeting in Seronga recently, deputy permanent secretary in the ministry, Mr Felix Monggae said Botswana had done exceptionally well in terms of conservation of the African elephant.
The TRs encountered by larval export-type decapods about to release larvae from warm temperate shores in a mid- or neap tide period during their early reproductive season may be suboptimal for the larval export efficiency.
Os enfermeiros que estao insatisfeitos com a profissao denotam um IGAP, IMAP e NEAP superior, em comparacao com os que estao satisfeitos com a sua profissao, conforme visualizacao da Tabela 2.
"Some further algae was removed yesterday on Monday from lower down the slipway that couldn't be removed on Friday due to the neap tide.
The latest edition of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NEAP), also known as the "Nation's Report Card," released on April 27, indicated that only 37 percent of American high-school seniors were academically prepared for college-level math and reading in 2015.
In particular the majority agree that the net endogenous acid production (NEAP), also referred to as the net acid dietary load, of most pre-agricultural diets (85%) was alkaline with an average NEAP of 82mEq/d.
The continued outbreak in Pakistan turned into a serious health emergency compelling the Government of Pakistan to launch its National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP) for Polio Eradication in 2011.
Previous analyses of eddy flux data in coastal wetlands revealed that tidal inundation significantly suppressed ecosystem respiration in spring tides comparing to neap tides [18, 19].
Before neap tide before the leg of lightning whirls, the sea sent me
I understand that those who have done the sums have proposed an array of turbines with a power capacity of 8,000MW, and that after allowing for the 4m range of twice-a-month neap tides, those machines would generate enough energy to give a load factor of 22%.