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Engelsk navneord: wave

1. wave (om begivenhed) one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)moving ridge


Mindre specifikke termermotion, movement


Mere specifikke termerbackwash, billow, breaker, breakers, comber, crestless wave, lift, riffle, ripple, rippling, rise, roll, roller, rolling wave, surf, surge, swash, swell, tidal wave, tidal wave, tsunami, wake, wavelet, white horse, whitecap

2. wave (om handling) a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA wave of settlers.
Troops advancing in waves.


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement

3. wave (om begivenhed) (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)undulation


Mindre specifikke termermotion, movement


Mere specifikke termeracoustic wave, blast wave, flap, flapping, fluctuation, flutter, fluttering, gravitation wave, gravity wave, impulse, oscillation, pulsation, pulse, pulsing, seiche, shock wave, sine wave, sound wave, standing wave, stationary wave, traveling wave, travelling wave, vibration, wave form, wave shape, waveform


Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

4. wave (om begivenhed) something that rises rapidly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA 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.


Mindre specifikke termerrise

5. wave (om kommunikation) the act of signaling by a movement of the hand


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wafture, waving


Mindre specifikke termergesture, motion


Mere specifikke termerbrandish, flourish

6. wave (i anatomi) a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair


Mindre specifikke termercoif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle


Mere specifikke termerfinger wave, perm, permanent, permanent wave

7. wave (om form) an undulating curve


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)undulation


Mindre specifikke termercurve, curved shape


Mere specifikke termersine curve, sinusoid

8. wave (om fænomen) a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA heat wave.


Mindre specifikke termeratmospheric condition, conditions, weather, weather condition


Mere specifikke termercold wave, heat wave


Omfatter disse specifikke termerwave front

9. Wave (om person) 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


Mindre specifikke termeradult female, reservist, woman


Engelsk udsagnsord: wave

1. wave (om kommunikation) signal with the hands or nod


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe waved to her friends.
He waved his hand hospitably.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beckon


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Mindre specifikke termergesticulate, gesture, motion

2. wave (om relation) move or swing back and forth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe waved her gun.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)brandish, flourish


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerwigwag


Kan forårsagehold, take hold

3. wave (om bevægelse) move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe curtains undulated.
The waves rolled towards the beach.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flap, roll, undulate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermove


Mere specifikke termerluff

4. wave (om relation) twist or roll into coils or ringlets


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCurl my hair, please.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey wave their hair


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curl


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertwist


Mere specifikke termercrape, crimp, frizz, frizzle, kink, kink up

5. wave (i anatomi) set waves in


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe asked the hairdresser to wave her hair.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey wave their hair


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerarrange, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, set


Mere specifikke termergauffer, goffer, marcel, perm









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