undulation


undulation

noun

  1. an act of undulating; a wavelike motion.
  2. a wavy form or outline.
  3. one of a series of wavelike bends, curves, or elevations.
  4. Physics.
    1. a wave.
    2. the motion of waves.

noun

  1. the act or an instance of undulating
  2. any wave or wavelike form, line, etc

n.1640s, from Medieval Latin *undulatio, from Late Latin undulatus “wavy, undulated,” from undula “wavelet,” diminutive of Latin unda “wave” (see water).

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