intertidal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj intertidal of or relating to the littoral area above the low-tide mark
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intertidal Living between high-water mark and low-water mark.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Intertidal in-tėr-tī′dal living between low-water and high-water mark.
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Usage

In literature:

Dimly I could see the intertidal creatures darting away from my feet.
"The Island of Doctor Moreau" by H. G. Wells
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In news:

Animals and plants of the intertidal zone have to cope with regular exposure and submersion for many hours at a time.
A top view of an isopod that biologists say scavenges debris in West Coast intertidal pools.
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