adjective Date: 1728 of or relating to undulation ; moving in or resembling waves ; undulating

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  • Undulatory — Un du*la*to*ry (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. ondulatoire.] Moving in the manner of undulations, or waves; resembling the motion of waves, which successively rise or swell rise or swell and fall; pertaining to a propagated alternating motion, similar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undulatory — index circuitous, tortuous (bending) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • undulatory — [un′jə lə tôr΄ē, un′dyələ tôr΄ē] adj. 1. of, caused by, or characterized by undulations 2. having a wavelike form or motion; undulating …   English World dictionary

  • undulatory — undulate ► VERB 1) move with a smooth wave like motion. 2) have a wavy form or outline. DERIVATIVES undulation noun undulatory adjective. ORIGIN from Latin undulatus, from unda a wave …   English terms dictionary

  • undulatory — /un jeuh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee, un dyeuh , deuh /, adj. 1. Also, undular. moving in undulations. 2. having the form or appearance of waves. Also, undulative /un jeuh lay tiv, un dyeuh , deuh /. [1720 30; UNDULATE + ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • undulatory — adjective That undulates, or that causes undulations …   Wiktionary

  • undulatory — un·du·la·to·ry || ÊŒn djÊŠlÉ™trɪ adj. fluctuating, undulating; having an undulating form or appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undulatory — a. Undulating, waving, wavy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • undulatory — un·du·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • undulatory — /ˈʌndʒəleɪtəri/ (say unjuhlaytuhree) adjective 1. moving in undulations. 2. having the form or appearance of waves. Also, undulative …   Australian English dictionary

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