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Noun: wave  weyv
  1. One of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    - moving ridge
     
  2. A movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    "a wave of settlers"; "troops advancing in waves"
     
  3. (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
    - undulation
     
  4. Something that rises rapidly
    "a 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"
     
  5. The act of signaling by a movement of the hand
    - waving, wafture
     
  6. A hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
     
  7. An undulating curve
    - undulation
     
  8. A persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
    "a heat wave"
Verb: wave  weyv
  1. Signal with the hands or nod
    "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably";
    - beckon
     
  2. Move or swing back and forth
    "She waved her gun";
    - brandish, flourish
     
  3. Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
    "the waves rolled towards the beach";
    - roll, undulate, flap
     
  4. Twist or roll into coils or ringlets
    - curl
     
  5. Set waves in
    "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair"
Noun: Wave
  1. 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

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Derived forms: waves, waved, Waves, waving

Type of: adult female, arrange, atmospheric condition, coif, coiffe, coiffure, conditions, curve, curved shape, displace, do, dress, gesticulate, gesture, hair style, hairdo [informal], hairstyle, motility, motion, move, movement, reservist, rise, set, twist, weather, weather condition, woman

Encyclopedia: Wave, Wave