wave

All Noun Verb
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  • The significant wave height is generally much lower than that of the North Sea.
  • The wave didn't travel far, as it struck land almost immediately.
  • The waves of disease had a major effect on the future course of European history.
  • The only thing the town people see is a waving hand of the big man.
  • The surviving aircraft were later taken out by several more attack waves.
  • As he spoke, he tried to point, but his hand waved up and down. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • In wave start events, smaller groups of athletes begin the race every few minutes.
  • Without saying a word he waved a hand and the others looked. Cited from Subspace Survivors, by E. E. Smith
  • The manager came up and waved his hands for us to stop.
  • Sound waves may also reflect off parts of the stadium or nearby buildings.
  • He could stop the animal mid-way that would come running towards a waving red flag.
  • The early history of radio is the history of technology that produced radio instruments that use radio waves.
  • The upper figure shows three standing waves in a box.
  • Service personnel on the western arm of the island reported only a minor increase in wave activity.
  • After every race, each referee will wave either a white or red flag.
  • When one gave up on a film, he waved a light on the screen.
  • Although he got up inside the count, the fight was waved off.
  • This allowed the waves to be directed as they approach the artificial sea floor.
  • I waved good-by to the girl as the little launch made its way to land. Cited from The Lady and Sada San, by Frances Little
  • She could scarcely believe her eyes, but she waved her hand. Cited from Mary Rose of Mifflin, by Frances R. Sterrett
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Meaning of wave

  • noun One of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  • noun A movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    a wave of settlers, troops advancing in waves
  • noun (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
  • noun Something that rises rapidly
    a wave of emotion swept over him, there was a sudden wave of buying before the market closed, a wave of conservatism in the country led by the hard right
  • noun The act of signaling by a movement of the hand
  • noun A hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
  • noun An undulating curve
  • noun A persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
    a heat wave
  • noun 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
  • verb Set waves in
    she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair