an occasional and sudden oscillation of the water of a lake, bay, estuary, etc., producing fluctuations in the water level and caused by wind, earthquakes, changes in barometric pressure, etc.
a periodic oscillation of the surface of an enclosed or semienclosed body of water (lake, inland sea, bay, etc) caused by such phenomena as atmospheric pressure changes, winds, tidal currents, and earthquakes
An oscillating wave in an enclosed body of water. A seiche may have a period from a few minutes to a few hours and is usually a result of seismic or atmospheric disturbances.
noun 1. a large beer mug with a capacity of one liter (1.1 quarts) and often having a hinged lid.
- Seidlitz powder
/ˈsɛdlɪts/ noun 1. a laxative consisting of two powders, tartaric acid and a mixture of sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt (sodium potassium tartrate) Also called Rochelle powder Seidlitz powder Seid·litz powder or Seid·litz powders (sěd’lĭts) n. A mixture of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium sodium tartrate, used as a mild cathartic by dissolving in […]
[sed-lits] /ˈsɛd lɪts/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a mild laxative consisting of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and Rochelle salt, which are dissolved separately, mixed, and drunk after effervescence.
noun 1. a long narrow sand dune parallel to the prevailing wind direction.