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undulation

Noun

1 an undulating curve [syn: wave]
2 wave-like motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves
3 (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth [syn: wave]

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Etymology

From Latin undulatio

Noun

  1. an instance or act of undulating
  2. a wavy appearance or outline; waviness
  3. a tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string
  4. a wavelike curve; a smooth and regular rise and fall
  5. a wavelike motion of the air; electromagnetic radiation

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Extensive Definition

Undulation may refer to:
undulation in Czech: Undulace
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