Definition of Undulation

1. Noun. An undulating curve.

Exact synonyms: Wave
Generic synonyms: Curve, Curved Shape
Specialized synonyms: Sine Curve, Sinusoid



2. Noun. Wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves.
Generic synonyms: Motion, Movement
Derivative terms: Undulate

3. Noun. (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth.

Definition of Undulation

1. n. The act of undulating; a waving motion or vibration; as, the undulations of a fluid, of water, or of air; the undulations of sound.

2. n. The act of undulating; a waving motion or vibration; as, the undulations of a fluid, of water, or of air; the undulations of sound.

Definition of Undulation

1. Noun. an instance or act of undulating ¹

2. Noun. a wavy appearance or outline; waviness ¹

3. Noun. (music) a tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string ¹

4. Noun. a wavelike curve; a smooth and regular rise and fall ¹

5. Noun. a wavelike motion of the air; electromagnetic radiation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Undulation

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Medical Definition of Undulation

1. 1. The act of undulating; a waving motion or vibration; as, the undulations of a fluid, of water, or of air; the undulations of sound. 2. A wavy appearance or outline; waviness. 3. The tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string, as of a violin. The pulsation caused by the vibrating together of two tones not quite in unison; called also beat. 4. A motion to and fro, up and down, or from side to side, in any fluid or elastic medium, propagated continuously among its particles, but with no translation of the particles themselves in the direction of the propagation of the wave; a wave motion; a vibration. Origin: Cf. F. Ondulation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Undulation

undulant fever
undular
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undulated
undulated antshrike
undulated antshrikes
undulated tinamou
undulated tinamous
undulates
undulating
undulating fever
undulating membrane
undulating pulse
undulatingly
undulation (current term)
undulationist
undulationists
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undulator
undulators
undulatory
undulatory theory
undulipodia
undulipodium
undull
undulled
undulling
undulls

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