from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion.
- transitive v. To give a wavelike appearance or form to.
- intransitive v. To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion. See Synonyms at swing.
- intransitive v. To have a wavelike appearance or form.
- intransitive v. To increase and decrease in volume or pitch as if in waves.
- adj. Having a wavy outline or appearance: leaves with undulate margins.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cause to move in a wavelike motion.
- v. To cause to resemble a wave
- v. To move in wavelike motions.
- v. To appear wavelike.
- adj. Wavy in appearance or form.
- adj. Changing the pitch and volume of one's voice.
- adj. Winding up and down gradually relative to the blade.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as undulated.
- transitive v. To cause to move backward and forward, or up and down, in undulations or waves; to cause to vibrate.
- intransitive v. To move in, or have, undulations or waves; to vibrate; to wave.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wavy; having a waved surface.
- To have a wavy motion; rise and fall in waves; move in waves.
- Synonyms Waver, etc. See fluctuate.
- To cause to wave, or move in waves; cause to vibrate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a wavy margin and rippled surface
- v. stir up (water) so as to form ripples
- v. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
- v. occur in soft rounded shapes
- v. increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves
These flat, white, square pieces of audio equipment--"They almost remind you of an empty white canvas," says Rudolf Frieling, SFMOMA's curator of media arts, who curated this piece -- rotate and undulate gracefully on pivot points, randomly directing laser-like beams of sound from the fifth-floor pedestrian bridge, which sits just under the museum's iconic circular skylight.
With the precision placement of bricks made possible by a robot, it ought to be possible to build a flat wall that would undulate in 3D when viewed as a stereogram.
The only part that required much thought was generating the floor polygons, which undulate back and forth between two shapes.
The nylon structure consists of 9 hexagonal canopy units and is stabilized by anchors and lighting equipment in each of its 35 columns, allowing it to undulate and shift in wind and changing weather.
The wind made feathery grass undulate like a golden sea.
Find a cozy spot on your lover's lap in the Lapland region of Finland to watch rare blue-hued Northern Lights undulate across dark skies.
Enveloping him, she watched as his face began to undulate through the variations she was sure were those of pleasure.
A single cart passed down beside me, and at once, without the slightest warning, the road began to undulate; and the next minute I was in water up to the knees, and one wheel of the cart had sunk through the wood pavement up to the axle.
I eyed the shimmering portal once again, watching it seem to undulate.
The collection took an artsy-fartsy, oopsie-daisy turn about midway through the show when seams began to undulate and dresses began to resemble oversize works of origami sculpture.