What is another word for seiche?

Pronunciation: [sˈa͡ɪx] (IPA)

Seiche is a term used in limnology to describe standing waves that occur in a semi-enclosed body of water. Some synonyms for seiche include tidal oscillation, surge, and standing wave. Tidal oscillation describes the regular motion of water in response to the gravitational pull of the moon and sun. Surge refers to the sudden and powerful movement of water caused by changes in air pressure or wind. Standing wave is the term for a wave that appears to be standing still in one location but consists of two waves travelling in opposite directions. Other synonyms for seiche include internal waves, resonant wave, and overtide. Each term describes a slightly different phenomenon.

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What are the hypernyms for Seiche?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Seiche?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Seiche

J'estois en une telle angoisse que je ne scaurois dire: car j'estois tout tari et deseche a cause du labeur et de la chaleur du fourneau; il y avoit plus d'un mois que ma chemise n'avoit seiche sur moy, encores pour me consoler on se moquoit de moy, et mesme ceux qui me devoient secourir alloient crier par la ville que je faisois brusler le plancher: et par tel moyen l'on me faisoit perdre mon credit et m'estimoit-on estre fol.
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Samuel Smiles

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