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- n. The science of tides.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A discourse or treatise upon the tides; that part of science which treats of tides.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrine, theory, or science of tides.
Nevertheless, not only is it certain that these variations depend on causes, and follow their causes by laws of unerring uniformity; not only, therefore, is tidology a science, like meteorology, but it is, what hitherto at least meteorology is not, a science largely available in practice.