Ripple



verb (used without object), rippled, rippling.
1.
(of a liquid surface) to form small waves or undulations, as water agitated by a breeze.
2.
to flow with a light rise and fall or ruffling of the surface.
3.
(of a solid surface) to form or have small undulations, ruffles, or folds.
4.
(of sound) to undulate or rise and fall in tone, inflection, or magnitude.
verb (used with object), rippled, rippling.
5.
to form small waves or undulations on; agitate lightly.
6.
to mark as if with ripples; give a wavy form to.
noun
7.
a small wave or undulation, as on water.
8.
any similar movement or appearance; a small undulation or wave, as in hair.
9.
a small rapid.
10.
Geology. ripple mark.
11.
a sound, as of water flowing in ripples:
a ripple of laughter.
noun
1.
a toothed or comblike device for removing seeds or capsules from flax, hemp, etc.
verb (used with object), rippled, rippling.
2.
to remove the seeds or capsules from (flax or hemp) with a ripple.
noun
1.
a slight wave or undulation on the surface of water
2.
a small wave or undulation in fabric, hair, etc
3.
a sound reminiscent of water flowing quietly in ripples: a ripple of laughter
4.
(electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude superimposed on a steady value
5.
(US & Canadian) another word for riffle (sense 4)
6.
another word for ripple mark
verb
7.
(intransitive) to form ripples or flow with a rippling or undulating motion
8.
(transitive) to stir up (water) so as to form ripples
9.
(transitive) to make ripple marks
10.
(intransitive) (of sounds) to rise and fall gently: her laughter rippled through the air
noun
1.
a special kind of comb designed to separate the seed from the stalks in flax, hemp, or broomcorn
verb
2.
(transitive) to comb with this tool
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