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Definition:
Harmonic constituents of tides with characteristic phase, period
and amplitude, unique to a given location and used in the harmonic method
of tide prediction.  


Reference:
Adapted from: Pond, S. and G. Pickard. 1983. Introductory Dynamical
Oceanography, second edition. Pergamon Press. p. 259.