Definition Of wave

verb

a gesture or signal made by moving one's hand to and fro.

he gave a little wave and walked off

a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore.

He had anticipated this move though for as soon as she broke the surface a wave of water hit her.

a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance that may be propagated without net movement of the particles, such as in the passage of undulating motion, heat, or sound.

Song production clearly involves some metabolic cost to a bird because energy is transmitted to the surroundings in the form of sound pressure waves .

a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance which may be propagated without net movement of the particles, such as in the passage of undulating motion, heat, or sound.

a slightly curling lock of hair.

his hair was drying in unruly waves


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Example Of wave

  • a wave of strikes had effectively paralyzed the government

  • a wave of strikes had paralysed the government

  • a wave of treetops stretched to the horizon

  • A new survey reveals that less than a quarter of people wait on the platform to wave their loved one farewell until the train has pulled out.

  • After the mid-19th century there was a wave of mass migration of poor Europeans to North America, and to other colonies, such as Brazil and South Africa.


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