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wave

Definitions by Oxford


[weɪv], (Verb)

Definitions:
- move one's hand to and fro in greeting or as a signal
(e.g: he waved to me from the train)

- move to and fro with a swaying motion while remaining fixed to one point
(e.g: the flag waved in the wind)

- style (hair) so that it curls slightly
(e.g: her hair had been carefully waved for the evening)


Phrases:
- make waves

Origin:
Old English wafian (verb), from the Germanic base of waver; the noun by alteration (influenced by the verb) of Middle English wawe ‘(sea) wave’


[weɪv], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore
(e.g: he was swept out to sea by a freak wave)

- a sudden occurrence of or increase in a phenomenon, feeling, or emotion
(e.g: its remarkable how one small gesture can create a wave of kindness)

- a gesture or signal made by moving one's hand to and fro
(e.g: he gave a little wave and walked off)

- a slightly curling lock of hair
(e.g: his hair was drying in unruly waves)

- a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance which may be propagated without net movement of the particles, such as in the passage of undulating motion, heat, or sound.


Phrases:
- make waves

Origin:







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