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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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