Found 3 items, similar to Wave.
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n 1: one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a
liquid (especially across a large body of water) [syn: moving ridge
2: a movement like that of an ocean wave; “a wave of settlers”
“troops advancing in waves”
3: (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth [syn: undulation
4: something that rises rapidly; “a wave of emotion swept over
; “there was a sudden wave of buying before the market
; “a wave of conservatism in the country led by the
5: the act of signaling by a movement of the hand [syn: waving
6: a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
7: an undulating curve [syn: undulation
8: a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition
(especially of unusual temperatures)
9: a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy;
originally organized during World War II but now no longer
a separate branch
v 1: signal with the hands or nod; “She waved to her friends”
“He waved his hand hospitably”
2: move or swing back and forth; “She waved her gun”
3: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion;
“The curtains undulated”
; “the waves rolled towards the
4: twist or roll into coils or ringlets; “curl my hair, please”
5: set waves in; “she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair”
English → English
, v. t.
1. To move one way and the other; to brandish. ``[[AE]neas]
waved his fatal sword.'' --Dryden.
2. To raise into inequalities of surface; to give an
undulating form a surface to.
Horns whelked and waved like the enridged sea.
3. To move like a wave, or by floating; to waft. [Obs.] --Sir
4. To call attention to, or give a direction or command to,
by a waving motion, as of the hand; to signify by waving;
to beckon; to signal; to indicate.
Look, with what courteous action
It waves you to a more removed ground. --Shak.
She spoke, and bowing waved
(w[=a]v), v. t.
. --Sir H. Wotton. --Burke.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Waved
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. waven, AS. wafian to waver, to hesitate, to
wonder; akin to w[ae]fre wavering, restless, MHG. wabern to
be in motion, Icel. vafra to hover about; cf. Icel. v[=a]fa
to vibrate. Cf. Waft
1. To play loosely; to move like a wave, one way and the
other; to float; to flutter; to undulate.
His purple robes waved careless to the winds.
Where the flags of three nations has successively
2. To be moved to and fro as a signal. --B. Jonson.
3. To fluctuate; to waver; to be in an unsettled state; to
He waved indifferently 'twixt doing them neither
good nor harm. --Shak.
, n. [From Wave
, v.; not the same word as OE. wawe,
waghe, a wave, which is akin to E. wag to move. [root]138.
, v. i.]
1. An advancing ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid, as
of the sea, resulting from the oscillatory motion of the
particles composing it when disturbed by any force their
position of rest; an undulation.
The wave behind impels the wave before. --Pope.
2. (Physics) A vibration propagated from particle to particle
through a body or elastic medium, as in the transmission
of sound; an assemblage of vibrating molecules in all
phases of a vibration, with no phase repeated; a wave of
vibration; an undulation. See Undulation
3. Water; a body of water. [Poetic] “Deep drank Lord Marmion
of the wave.”
--Sir W. Scott.
Build a ship to save thee from the flood,
I 'll furnish thee with fresh wave, bread, and wine.
4. Unevenness; inequality of surface. --Sir I. Newton.
5. A waving or undulating motion; a signal made with the
hand, a flag, etc.
6. The undulating line or streak of luster on cloth watered,
or calendered, or on damask steel.
7. Something resembling or likened to a water wave, as in
rising unusually high, in being of unusual extent, or in
progressive motion; a swelling or excitement, as of
feeling or energy; a tide; flood; period of intensity,
usual activity, or the like; as, a wave of enthusiasm;
waves of applause.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
(Physics), the surface of initial displacement
of the particles in a medium, as a wave of vibration
(Physics), the space, reckoned in the direction
of propagation, occupied by a complete wave or undulation,
as of light, sound, etc.; the distance from a point or
phase in a wave to the nearest point at which the same
(Shipbuilding), a line of a vessel's hull, shaped
in accordance with the wave-line system.
, Wave-line theory
system or theory of designing the lines of a vessel, which
takes into consideration the length and shape of a wave
which travels at a certain speed.
, a loaf for a wave offering. --Lev. viii. 27.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of small
geometrid moths belonging to Acidalia
and allied genera;
-- so called from the wavelike color markings on the
, an offering made in the Jewish services by
waving the object, as a loaf of bread, toward the four
cardinal points. --Num. xviii. 11.
Wave of vibration
(Physics), a wave which consists in, or
is occasioned by, the production and transmission of a
vibratory state from particle to particle through a body.
(a) (Physics) A surface of simultaneous and equal
displacement of the particles composing a wave of
(b) (Geom.) A mathematical surface of the fourth order
which, upon certain hypotheses, is the locus of a wave
surface of light in the interior of crystals. It is
used in explaining the phenomena of double refraction.
See under Refraction
. (Physics) See Undulatory theory