HyperDic: undulation

English > 3 senses of the word undulation:
NOUNshapeundulation, wavean undulating curve
eventundulationwavelike motion
eventundulation, wave(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
English > undulation: 3 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAn undulating curve.
Synonymwave
Narrowersine curve, sinusoidThe curve of y=sin x
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishola, onda, ondulación
Catalanonda
English > undulation: 3 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningwavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves.
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Adjectivesundulatory, undulantresembling waves in form or outline or motion
Verbsundulatemove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
English > undulation: 3 senses > noun 3, event
Meaning(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth.
Synonymwave
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Narrowerflap, flapping, flutter, flutteringThe motion made by flapping up and down
fluctuationA wave motion
gravity wave, gravitation wave(physics) a wave that is hypothesized to propagate / propagate gravity and to travel at the speed of light
oscillation, vibration(physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse(electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
seicheA wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay
shock wave, blast waveA region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity
sine waveA wave whose waveform resembles a sine curve
sound wave, acoustic wave(acoustics) a wave that transmits sound
standing wave, stationary waveA wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point to that at any other point does not vary with time
traveling wave, travelling waveA wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave
wave form, waveform, wave shapeThe shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishonda, ondulación
Catalanona
Verbsundulatemove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

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