Definitions

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  • adjective having some properties or characteristics of a wave; used especially in physics of a particle

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  • adjective uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves

Etymologies

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wave +‎ -like

Examples

  • See a coral reef, crafted from yarn, that illustrates a natural geometric marvel known as the wavelike hyperbolic curves found in the Great Barrier and other reefs.

    Going Out Guide for Oct. 18, 2010

  • See a coral reef, crafted from yarn, which illustrates a natural geometric marvel known as the wavelike hyperbolic curves found in the Great Barrier and other reefs.

    Free and easy: Arena Stage open house and 'Crochet Coral Reef'

  • Only the last section, "V2 Schneider," reveals Glass's characteristic underlying surge; the choreography for this section likewise recalls the wavelike energy of Tharp's In the Upper Room and the ensemble sections of Nine Sinatra Songs.

    Chicago Reader

  • Only the last section, "V2 Schneider," reveals Glass's characteristic underlying surge; the choreography for this section likewise recalls the wavelike energy of Tharp's In the Upper Room and the ensemble sections of Nine Sinatra Songs.

    Chicago Reader

  • Only the last section, "V2 Schneider," reveals Glass's characteristic underlying surge; the choreography for this section likewise recalls the wavelike energy of Tharp's In the Upper Room and the ensemble sections of Nine Sinatra Songs.

    Chicago Reader

  • Only the last section, "V2 Schneider," reveals Glass's characteristic underlying surge; the choreography for this section likewise recalls the wavelike energy of Tharp's In the Upper Room and the ensemble sections of Nine Sinatra Songs.

    Chicago Reader

  • The fluid imagery, reminiscent of an Asian river with its flowing curves, carried her eyes to the narrow, wavelike chandeliers made of silvery abalone shells, and the planes of old-style fishing nets draping the ceilings and windows.

    I.O.U.

  • The fluid imagery, reminiscent of an Asian river with its flowing curves, carried her eyes to the narrow, wavelike chandeliers made of silvery abalone shells, and the planes of old-style fishing nets draping the ceilings and windows.

    I.O.U.

  • These are punctuated by starlike nodes and wavelike striations in low relief that are polished to a high gloss.

    ArtScene: Current California Exhibitions You Should See

  • These are punctuated by starlike nodes and wavelike striations in low relief that are polished to a high gloss.

    ArtScene: Current California Exhibitions You Should See

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