wave in Chinese
[ weiv ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "wave"Use "wave" in a sentence
past tense: waved past participle: waved plural: waves present participle: waving
- Huge waves came crashing almost on top of us ..
- Wave speed equals frequency times wavelength .
- He waved me back imperiously with his hand .
- Earlier the waves had washed out beach drive .
- Confined waves have definite frequencies .
- The child 's hair grew in pretty waves .
- Waves of heat danced above the engine hood .
- Really ? let me wave to him to come .
- Our ship made head against the wind and waves .
- The ship buffeted her way through the waves .
- a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon; "a wave of settlers"; "troops advancing in waves"
- a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
- the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
Synonyms: waving, wafture,
- (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
- one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Synonyms: moving ridge,
- 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"
- a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures); "a heat wave"
- an undulating curve
Synonyms: undulation, Verb
- set waves in; "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair"
- signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
- twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
- move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
Synonyms: brandish, flourish,
- move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
Synonyms: roll, undulate, flap,