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wave

synonym (synonym of wave)

  • (noun.event)
    one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the act of signaling by a movement of the hand (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    signal with the hands or nod (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    move or swing back and forth (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb)
    weive
    See Waive. (verb)
     

hypernym (wave IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth (noun.event)
    a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (noun.event)
     
  • a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair (noun.body)
    the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair) (noun.body)
     
  • 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 (noun.person)
    a member of a military reserve (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man) (noun.person)
     
  • a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon (noun.act)
    a change of position that does not entail a change of location (noun.act)
     
  • a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures) (noun.phenomenon)
    the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • an undulating curve (noun.shape)
    the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes (noun.shape)
     
  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • move or swing back and forth (verb.contact)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • set waves in (verb.body)
    arrange attractively (verb.body)
     
  • signal with the hands or nod (verb.communication)
    show, express or direct through movement (verb.communication)
     
  • something that rises rapidly (noun.event)
    a growth in strength or number or importance (noun.event)
     
  • the act of signaling by a movement of the hand (noun.communication)
    the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals (noun.communication)
     
  • twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
    turn in the opposite direction (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF wave relation)

  • (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth (noun.event)
    (physics) a wave that is hypothesized to propagate gravity and to travel at the speed of light (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave whose waveform resembles a sine curve (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave motion (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay; caused by atmospheric or seismic disturbances (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point more.. (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (acoustics) a wave that transmits sound (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the motion made by flapping up and down (noun.event)
     
  • a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair (noun.body)
    a wave made with the fingers (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals (noun.body)
     
  • a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures) (noun.phenomenon)
    a wave of unusually cold weather (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a wave of unusually hot weather (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • an undulating curve (noun.shape)
    the curve of y=sin x (noun.shape)
     
  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
    flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides (verb.motion)
     
  • move or swing back and forth (verb.contact)
    send a signal by waving a flag or a light according to a certain code (verb.contact)
     
  • one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) (noun.event)
    waves breaking on the shore (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the movement or sound of water (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a small wave on the surface of a liquid (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a large sea wave (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave resulting from the periodic flow of the tides that is caused by the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a long curling sea wave (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white (noun.event)
     
  • set waves in (verb.body)
    make a marcel in a woman's hair (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    make wavy with a heated goffering iron (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    give a permanent wave to (verb.body)
     
  • the act of signaling by a movement of the hand (noun.communication)
    the act of waving (noun.communication)
     
  • twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
    curl tightly (verb.contact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures) (noun.phenomenon)
    all the points just reached by a wave as it propagates (noun.phenomenon)
     

entail (entailment relations of wave)

  • move or swing back and forth (verb.contact)
    have or hold in one's hands or grip (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from wave)

  • a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair (noun.body)
    set waves in (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of hair) having waves (adj.all)
     
  • a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon (noun.act)
    move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
     
  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
    (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the motion made by flapping up and down (noun.event)
     
  • move or swing back and forth (verb.contact)
    the act of waving (noun.communication)
     
  • one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) (noun.event)
    a small wave on the surface of a liquid (noun.event)
     
  • signal with the hands or nod (verb.communication)
    the act of signaling by a movement of the hand (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who communicates by waving (noun.person)
     
  • the act of signaling by a movement of the hand (noun.communication)
    signal with the hands or nod (verb.communication)
     
  • twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
    a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
     

domain category (wave is domain category of ....)

  • (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth (noun.event)
    the science of matter and energy and their interactions (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym entail derivation domain category moving ridge undulation wafture waving beckon brandish motility motion coif coiffure gesture movement finger wave perm brandish flourish gravitation wave gravity wave wave front hold take hold flap roll curl wavy beckon natural philosophy physics

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