A tide that occurs when the difference between high and low tide is least; the lowest level of high tide. Neap tide comes twice a month, in the first and third quarters of the moon.(noun)
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Use "neap tide" in a sentence
"“We’re going to have a neap tide tonight, Jacob says.”"
"Laura went out on the neap tide and never came back."