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Definitions of wave:

part of speech: noun

1. A movement of particles in an elastic body, whether solid or fluid, whereby an advancing series of alternate elevations and depressions, or expansions and condensations, is produced. 2. The elevation of the pulse, felt by the finger, or represented graphically in the curved line of the sphygmogram.

Usage examples for wave:

  • The next wave caught her in the same way, but with less power. "The Thorogood Family", R.M. Ballantyne
  • Watch the back porch, an' if you see me wave my hat up and down, this way, you come right on. "Dixie Hart", Will N. Harben
  • He is struggling to do right, but is not borne forward on a joyful tide- wave of love. "Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors", James Freeman Clarke

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