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English noun: undulation

1. undulation (shape) an undulating curve


Synonymswave


Broader (hypernym)curve, curved shape


Narrower (hyponym)sine curve, sinusoid

2. undulation (event) wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves


Broader (hypernym)motion, movement

3. undulation (event) (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth


Synonymswave


Broader (hypernym)motion, movement


Narrower (hyponym)acoustic 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


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics









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