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Diurnal variation   /daɪˈərnəl vˌɛriˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Diurnal variation

noun
1.
Fluctuations that occur during each day.






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"Diurnal variation" Quotes from Famous Books



... became aware of the fact that this regular movement was somehow associated with the moon, was he much nearer an explanation? What bond could exist between the movements of that distant world and the diurnal variation of the waters of the earth? It is reported that an ancient astronomer, despairing of ever resolving the mystery, drowned ...
— The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) - A Plain Story Simply Told • J. Arthur Thomson



Words linked to "Diurnal variation" :   variation, fluctuation



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