ripple

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  • She gave it a little kick, and rippled again suddenly throughout her length. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • You should have seen the little waves ripple and break about it! Cited from The Firelight Fairy Book, by Henry Beston
  • The golden mass rippled with light every time he moved his head bent in prayer. Cited from Over Strand and Field, by Gustave Flaubert
  • He passed his hand across the ripples of her hair. Cited from The Lilac Sunbonnet, by S.R. Crockett
  • At length, towards night, a few ripples were seen on the water. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The sea was of a deep blue, and rippled all over as in a picture. Cited from In Kedar's Tents, Henry Seton Merriman
  • If you follow these, you would present ripples of good and enjoyable music.
  • If such ripples do not express a still and lake-like life, I do not know what would. Cited from George Bernard Shaw, by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Gradually her eyes grew soft and her mouth rippled with a smile. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • It carried far in among the trees, clear and soft as a wave-ripple. Cited from The Stolen Singer, by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  • I could see by the ripples that a counter-current had set in. Cited from Sailing Alone Around The World, by Joshua Slocum
  • It's so pretty where it ripples past that old tree. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Problem, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • This has a ripple effect on their culture and people for generations to come.
  • The decisions, past and present, the people in government make ripple through the world.
  • This often had the ripple effect of improving the financial health of those less well-off.
  • When the wind blows their branches all one way, they ripple like a sea of silver. Cited from Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete, by John Symonds
  • A smile rippled over her face, to which the color was gradually returning. Cited from Calvert of Strathore, by Carter Goodloe
  • Her gold hair rippled out beneath the cap and caught the sunshine all around her face. Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • The film documents the cultural ripple effects of his life and death.
  • Before they come out, the lake will appear perfectly calm; not even a ripple will appear. Cited from The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, by Henry R. Schoolcraft
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Meaning of ripple

  • noun A small wave on the surface of a liquid
  • noun (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
  • verb Stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  • verb Flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babbling brooks