wave

All Noun Verb
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  • He waved off his second attempt after being too slow.
  • She waved her hand at him as they came up. Cited from Legacy, by James H Schmitz
  • In either event, the tea cup should never be held or waved in the air.
  • Therefore, each wave takes slightly less time to reach the observer than the previous wave.
  • He stood up and waved to them with his daughter resting on his arm. Cited from The Cruise of the Mary Rose, by William H. G. Kingston
  • They all stood together and waved good-by to her as she drove out of the yard. Cited from Hillsboro People, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Standing at the gate, Mary waved good-by as her brother turned to look back. Cited from Helen of the Old House, by Harold Bell Wright
  • Any waves traveling along the medium will reflect back when they reach the end.
  • His arms also looked flimsy when they did a test of him waving.
  • The war between the American and National caused shock waves throughout the baseball world.
  • He turned away and waved the men into their sand cars. Cited from Planet of the Damned, by Harry Harrison
  • He concluded that the entire physical universe could be made subject to the universal wave function.
  • He does not say much more, because he is not sure how the particles are related to the wave.
  • Weight too far forward can cause the bow to dig into the waves.
  • Wave sets were released covering the first through fourth seasons.
  • It is often washed over by large storm waves, particularly in winter.
  • I pulled it out, and waved it above my head as high as I could reach. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • It can also be used with wave phenomena such as sound.
  • Historically, the ray-based model of light was developed first, followed by the wave model of light.
  • I didn't like most of the new bands or the flag-waving.
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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