Definition of Crestless wave

1. Noun. The undulating movement of the surface of the open sea.

Exact synonyms: Swell
Specialized synonyms: Ground Swell, Heavy Swell
Generic synonyms: Moving Ridge, Wave



Lexicographical Neighbors of Crestless Wave

crested screamer
crested screamers
crested swift
crested tit
crestfallen
crestfallenly
crestfallenness
crestie
cresties
cresting
crestings
crestless
crestless wave (current term)
creston
crestons
crests
crests of nail bed
cresyl
cresyl blue
cresyl echt
cresyl violet acetate
cresylate
cresylic
cresylic acid
cresyls
creta
cretaceously

Literary usage of Crestless wave

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands by Charles W. Thomas (1860)
"Our ship rolled on the crestless wave, like a helpless wreck, and the sails drooped heavily from the yards ; the men moved silently about the decks, ..."

2. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1859)
"Beneath the craft a crestless wave rises, angrily and without curve or hollow, but like an unshaped animal wallowing. The colour on this piece of nature is ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Crestless wave on Dictionary.com!Search for Crestless wave on Thesaurus.com!Search for Crestless wave on Google!Search for Crestless wave on Wikipedia!

Search