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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a basin that is full of water at high tide;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tidal \Tid"al\, a. Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing; as, tidal waters. [1913 Webster] The tidal wave of deeper souls Into our inmost being rolls, And lifts us unawares Out of all meaner cares. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] Tidal air (Physiol.), the air which passes in and out of the lungs in ordinary breathing. It varies from twenty to thirty cubic inches. Tidal basin, a dock that is filled at the rising of the tide. Tidal wave. (a) See Tide wave, under Tide. Cf. 4th Bore. (b) A vast, swift wave caused by an earthquake or some extraordinary combination of natural causes. It rises far above high-water mark and is often very destructive upon low-lying coasts. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tidal basin n 1: a basin that is full of water at high tide