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Wave

Spanish
English

onda
NF
wave
N

NF
wave
N

wave
N

wave
N

wave
N





to wave
V



to wave
V

to wave
V

to wave
V

to wave
V

to wave
V


de onda corta
ADJ
short-wave
ADJ

tidal wave
N

tidal wave
N

oleada
NF
big wave
N


onda sonora
NF
sound wave
N



saludar
V
to wave hello, good-by

NM
maremoto
tsunami
N
tidal wave




wavering
N


to waver
V



to be on the same wavelength
V
Informal

to waver
V

to waver
V

to waver
V

to waver
V

to waver
V

dashing of waves
N

oleada
NF
beating of the waves
N


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English Definitions

wave
N
one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
wave
N
a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
wave
N
(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
wave
N
something that rises rapidly
wave
N
the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
wave
N
a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
wave
N
an undulating curve
wave
N
a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
N
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
wave
V
signal with the hands or nod
wave
V
move or swing back and forth
wave
V
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
wave
V
twist or roll into coils or ringlets
wave
V
set waves in
wave angle
N
the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array
N
a differential equation that describes the passage of harmonic waves through a medium
wave form
N
the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
wave front
N
all the points just reached by a wave as it propagates
wave front
N
(physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
wave guide
N
a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
N
the modern form of quantum theory; an extension of quantum mechanics based on Schrodinger's equation; atomic events are explained as interactions between particle waves
wave number
N
the reciprocal of the wavelength of a wave
wave off
V
dismiss as insignificant
wave shape
N
the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
wave theory
N
(physics) the theory that light is transmitted as waves
wave theory of light
N
(physics) the theory that light is transmitted as waves
wave train
N
a succession of waves spaced at regular intervals
wave-off
N
an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
N
(physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
N
a band of adjacent radio frequencies (e.g., assigned for transmitting radio or television signals)
waveform
N
the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
N
(physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
N
a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
wavelength
N
the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
wavelength
N
a shared orientation leading to mutual understanding
N
a small wave on the surface of a liquid
uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
N
British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)
waver
N
someone who communicates by waving
waver
N
the act of pausing uncertainly
waver
N
the act of moving back and forth
waver
V
pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
waver
V
be unsure or weak
waver
V
move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
waver
V
move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
waver
V
move back and forth very rapidly
waver
V
sway to and fro
waver
V
give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
N
one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
wavering
N
indecision in speech or action
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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