overtide

overtide

[′ō·vər‚tīd]
(oceanography)
A harmonic tidal component which has a speed that is an exact multiple of the speed of one development of the tide-producing force.
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In the Intracoastal Waterway channel inside of Little Egg Inlet, strong tidal movement is distorted by overtides and residual motion (Chant et al., 2000).
Panelists also had a frank dialogue about a key drawback of affirmative action--the perception that meeting quotas overtides the need for qualified candidates.
Overtides. Analogous to overtones in music, and considered as higher harmonics of the fundamental tides.