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  • wavelike — adj. similar to a wave, wavy, undulating …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • wavelike — adjective uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves • Syn: ↑crinkled, ↑crinkly, ↑rippled, ↑wavy • Similar to: ↑uneven • Derivationally related forms: ↑waviness ( …   Useful english dictionary

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  • electromagnetic radiation — Physics. radiation consisting of electromagnetic waves, including radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, x rays, and gamma rays. [1950 55] * * * Energy propagated through free space or through a material medium in the form of… …   Universalium

  • Waved — Waved, a. 1. Exhibiting a wavelike form or outline; undulating; intended; wavy; as, waved edge. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a wavelike appearance; marked with wavelike lines of color; as, waved, or watered, silk. [1913 Webster] 3. (Her.) Having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Wipeout/Trabant (Ride) — The Wipeout is a newer form of the Trabant. The rides are very similar as they both were made by Chance Morgan. They each spin horizontally, and then start fluctuating in a wavelike manner. There is a motor underneath the ride that makes both of… …   Wikipedia

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