Meaning of wave

Definition of wave

(noun) one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon; "a wave of settlers"; "troops advancing in waves"
(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
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"
the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
an undulating curve
a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures); "a heat wave"
a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch
(verb) signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
set waves in; "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair"

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