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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neap tide, neap(noun)

    a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neap(noun)

    the tongue or pole of a cart or other vehicle drawn by two animals

    Etymology: [Cf. Neb, Nape.]

  2. Neap(adj)


    Etymology: [Cf. Neb, Nape.]

  3. Neap(noun)

    a neap tide

    Etymology: [Cf. Neb, Nape.]


  1. Neap

    Neap is a small village in the east coast of the Mainland of the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Neap

    nēp, adj. low, applied to the lowest tides.—n. a neap-tide: the lowest point of the tide.—adj. Neaped, left aground from one high tide to another. [A.S. nép, orig. hnép; Dan. knap, Ice. neppr, scanty.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neap in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • muertaSpanish
  • kōwā, kōwhiowhio, whēru, kōwheuwheu, taiā, moī, kōwāwāMāori

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