neap neap

Definition(s):

  • (n) a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon

Usage(s):

  • Automobiles and Prohibition brought the first neap tide of tourists to Provincetown.

News

  • NEAP: 15 years later

    Companies today seeking to prospect and mine asteroids aren't the first such ventures. Rex Ridenoure examines the history of SpaceDev and its proposed Near Earth Asteroid Prospector (NEAP) mission.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Space Review

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