Atmospheric tide



a movement of atmospheric masses caused by the gravitational attraction of the sun and moon and by daily solar heating.
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This atmospheric tide is due, no doubt, to the same cause that produces the aqueous tides—the attraction of the moon.
Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States Raphael Semmes

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