Definitions

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  • adj. Free from waves

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Free from waves; undisturbed; not agitated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Free from waves; undisturbed; unagitated; still.

Etymologies

wave +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The civilian labourers, with their horsedrawn sledges, were beginning to arrive, each vehicle, as it appeared through the mist, resembling some ghostly fantastic craft cleaving a tedious path through a waveless ocean.

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  • The BP oil spill could have happened on any surf-rich coastline instead of the mostly waveless gulf, making any of our local surf breaks uninhabitable for months or years.

    Robbie Gennet: Every Break Will Change

  • On the waveless water the canoe stopped almost instantly, the hull turning gently toward shore.

    Every little thing in the world

  • So I have to imagine its waveless water lapping the shore.

    LAST DAY OF ESTHER LEVIN

  • The surface of the spring was smooth and waveless, but the water wasn't still; I could feel small stirrings, currents running through the body of the pool like nerve impulses.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Next Fall and Slipping illustrate that no marriage -- different-sex, same-sex -- is smooth sailing across a waveless sea, no day at the (gay or straight) beach.

    David Finkle: Straight Up News on Gay Plays

  • I can and will resist it precisely because the so-called first wave of feminists in my country, women I know and invoke simply as Susan B. and Sojourner, still speak Truth to Power, in heroic yet life-size terms that are timeless, ageless, and if you'll pardon my pun, waveless.

    Holding Back the Waves | miscellani.org

  • Every American aircraft within range and capable of reconnaissance duty was now racing towards the now waveless continental United States to ascertain the full extent of the disaster.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Small Pepsi challenge.

  • "Daughter of Leda, in addition to my first letter I now send thee word not to despatch thy daughter to Euboea's embosomed wing, to the to the waveless bay of Aulis; for after all we wiltlelebrate our child's wedding at another time."

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • Now thou wert for hasting hence to the hills away to hunt wild beasts, and now thy yearning is to drive the steed over the waveless sands.

    Hippolytus

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