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English noun: undulation

1. undulation (shape) an undulating curve


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


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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