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[loo-ni-soh-ler] /ˌlu nɪˈsoʊ lər/

pertaining to or based upon the relations or joint action of the moon and the sun.
resulting from, relating to, or based on the combined gravitational attraction of the sun and moon
Relating to or caused by both the Sun and the Moon. Lunisolar gravitational attraction is the principle force influencing the Earth’s tides and the cause of the Earth’s orbital precession.


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    noun, Astronomy. 1. the principal component of the precession of the equinoxes, produced by the gravitational attraction of the sun and the moon on the equatorial bulge of the earth.

  • Lunitidal

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  • Lunitidal-interval

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