Ripple marks
Ripple Rip"ple, n. 1. The fretting or dimpling of the surface, as of running water; little curling waves. [1913 Webster]

2. A little wave or undulation; a sound such as is made by little waves; as, a ripple of laughter. [1913 Webster]

{Ripple grass}. (Bot.) See {Ribwort}.

{Ripple marks}, a system of parallel ridges on sand, produced by wind, by the current of a steam, or by the agitation of wind waves; also (Geol.), a system of parallel ridges on the surface of a sandstone stratum. [1913 Webster]


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