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wave



I - noun
1. one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) (Freq. 40)
Syn:
moving ridge
Derivationally related forms:
wavelet
Hypernyms:
movement, motion
Hyponyms:
surf, breaker, breakers, wake, backwash,
swash, ripple, rippling, riffle, wavelet, swell,
crestless wave, lift, rise, billow, surge, tidal wave,
tidal wave, roller, roll, rolling wave, comber,
whitecap, white horse
2. a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon (Freq. 9)
- a wave of settlers
- troops advancing in waves
Hypernyms:
motion, movement, move, motility
3. (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth (Freq. 7)
Syn:
undulation
Derivationally related forms:
undulate (for: undulation)
Topics:
physics, natural philosophy
Hypernyms:
movement, motion
Hyponyms:
gravity wave, gravitation wave, sine wave, oscillation, vibration,
fluctuation, seiche, standing wave, stationary wave, traveling wave, travelling wave,
sound wave, acoustic wave, wave form, waveform, wave shape, shock wave,
blast wave, pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse, flap,
flapping, flutter, fluttering
4. something that rises rapidly (Freq. 2)
- 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
Hypernyms:
rise
5. the act of signaling by a movement of the hand (Freq. 1)
Syn:
waving, wafture
Derivationally related forms:
wave (for: waving)
Hypernyms:
gesture, motion
Hyponyms:
flourish, brandish
6. a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms:
wavy
Hypernyms:
hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif
Hyponyms:
finger wave, permanent wave, permanent, perm
7. an undulating curve
Syn:
undulation
Hypernyms:
curve, curved shape
Hyponyms:
sine curve, sinusoid
8. a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
- a heat wave
Hypernyms:
weather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric condition
Hyponyms:
cold wave, heat wave
Part Meronyms:
wave front

II - verb
1. signal with the hands or nod (Freq. 21)
- She waved to her friends
- He waved his hand hospitably
Syn:
beckon
Derivationally related forms:
waver, waving
Hypernyms:
gesticulate, gesture, motion
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s to somebody
2. move or swing back and forth (Freq. 5)
- She waved her gun
Syn:
brandish, flourish
Derivationally related forms:
waver, flourish (for: flourish), brandish (for: brandish)
Hypernyms:
move, displace
Hyponyms:
wigwag
Entailment:
hold, take hold
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (Freq. 4)
- The curtains undulated
- the waves rolled towards the beach
Syn:
roll, undulate, flap
Derivationally related forms:
flap (for: flap), flapping (for: flap), undulation (for: undulate), roller (for: roll)
Hypernyms:
move
Hyponyms:
luff
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s something
4. twist or roll into coils or ringlets
- curl my hair, please
Syn:
curl
Derivationally related forms:
curl (for: curl), curler (for: curl)
Hypernyms:
twist
Hyponyms:
crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- They wave their hair
5. set waves in
- she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair
Hypernyms:
dress, arrange, set, do, coif,
coiffe, coiffure
Hyponyms:
marcel, gauffer, goffer, perm
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- They wave their hair

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