neap definition

  • noun:
    • The tongue or pole of a cart or any other car attracted by two animals.
    • A neap tide.
    • The tongue or pole of a cart or any other automobile drawn by two animals.
    • A neap tide.
    • A neap tide.
    • The ebb or least expensive point of a tide.
    • [within the following passage from “English Gilds” neep sesons is defined by the editor as “the autumn;” by Skeat as “the neap-tide seasons, whenever ships cannot arrived at the quay.”
    • See neep.
    • The tongue or pole of a wagon or ox-cart.
    • a less than typical tide occurring in the very first and 3rd quarters regarding the moon
  • adjective:
    • Designating a tide which does occur just after the very first and 3rd quarters of this moon, if you have the very least distinction between high tide and low wave.
    • Low.
  • verb:
    • To capture a ship (or ship and staff) in liquid too superficial to move, due to the smaller tidal range occurring in a time period of neap tides.
  • others:
    • minimal; most affordable: put on those tides which, being half-way between spring tides, possess least huge difference of level between flooding and ebb. See tide.

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