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English noun: ripple

1. ripple (event) a small wave on the surface of a liquid

Synonymsriffle, rippling, wavelet

Broader (hypernym)moving ridge, wave

2. ripple (event) (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value

Broader (hypernym)oscillation, vibration

Domain categoryelectronics

English verb: ripple

1. ripple (motion) stir up (water) so as to form ripples

Synonymscockle, riffle, ruffle, undulate

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)flow, flux

Entailfold, fold up, turn up

2. ripple (perception) flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

SamplesBabbling brooks.

Synonymsbabble, bubble, burble, guggle, gurgle

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

Verb groupgurgle

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