Definition of WAVES

noun : WAVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) ;

  • 2. (

    ) a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon; "a wave of settlers"; "troops advancing in waves" ;

  • 4. (

    ) something that rises rapidly; "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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair ;

  • 8. (

    ) a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures); "a heat wave" ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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 ;

verb : WAVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably" ;

  • 3. (

    ) move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach" ;

  • 4. (

    ) twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please" ;

  • 5. (

    ) set waves in; "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair" ;


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