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Definition: Retardation of the tide
Retardation \Re`tar*da"tion\, n. [L. retardatio: cf. F.
1. The act of retarding; hindrance; the act of delaying; as,
the retardation of the motion of a ship; -- opposed to
The retardations of our fluent motion. --De Quinsey.
2. That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction.
Hills, sloughs, and other terrestrial retardations.
3. (Mus.) The keeping back of an approaching consonant chord
by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into
the intermediate chord which follows; -- differing from
suspension by resolving upwards instead of downwards.
4. The extent to which anything is retarded; the amount of
retarding or delay.
Retardation of the tide.
(a) The lunitidal interval, or the hour angle of the moon
at the time of high tide any port; the interval
between the transit of the moon and the time of high
tide next following.
(b) The age of the tide; the retard of the tide. See under