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Meaning of UNDULATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'unjulit, [v]'unju`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having a sinuate margin and rippled surface
  2. [v]  increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves; "The singer's voice undulated"
  3. [v]  move in a wavy pattern, as of curtains
  4. [v]  stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  5. [v]  occur in soft rounded shapes; "The hills rolled past"
 

UNDULATE is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: cockle, flap, riffle, ripple, roll, ruffle, smooth, wave
 
 See Also: change, flow, flux, fold, fold up, luff, move, turn up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Un"du*late\, a. [L. undulatus undulated, wavy, a dim.
    from unda a wave; cf. AS. ??, Icel. unnr; perhaps akin to E.
    water. Cf. {Abound}, {Inundate}, {Redound}, {Surround}.]
    Same as {Undulated}.
    
    
  2. \Un"du*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Undulated}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Undulating}.]
    To cause to move backward and forward, or up and down, in
    undulations or waves; to cause to vibrate.
    
          Breath vocalized, that is, vibrated and undulated.
                                                   --Holder.
    
    
  3. \Un"du*late\, v. i.
    To move in, or have, undulations or waves; to vibrate; to
    wave; as, undulating air.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Verb: To move in a wavelike motion.
  2. Adj.: Wavy.
 

 

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