Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of ripple.
  • n. A motion or sound that ripples.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An eddy caused by conflicting currents or tides; a tide-rip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small wave on the surface of a liquid

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Larry approached the bed, his expression rippling between hopeful and worried.

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  • He thought about how she looked earlier that very day when she had let her true form roll over her - skin rippling to her true blue color, wings and antenna sprouting back into their rightful places (she was breathtaking).

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  • The little waves of the river glittered and shone and rolled lazily down upon the channel, or curled up in rippling eddies towards the shore.

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  • Its houses and public were of uneven height, which lent the city a kind of rippling quali well fitted to a metropolis surrounded by water.

    Mexico

  • Its houses and public buildings were of uneven height, which lent the city a kind of rippling quality well fitted to a metropolis surrounded by water.

    Mexico

  • She had flowing red hair, very full breasts, and a kind of rippling walk that forced him to avert his eyes lest he suffer an embarrassing reaction.

    Out of Phaze

  • The first process to which the freshly pulled flax is submitted is that of "rippling" or the removal of the seed capsules.

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  • Suspended graphene also showed "rippling" of the flat sheet, with amplitude of about one nanometer.

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  • Goldberg, a co-host, wondered who shot the footage and why the flag was "rippling" if there was no wind."

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  • His pump is rippling contractions up and down his abdomen at a pulse of approximately one pumping movement per second.

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