Definition of Crestless wave
1. Noun. The undulating movement of the surface of the open sea.
Specialized synonyms: Ground Swell, Heavy Swell
Generic synonyms: Moving Ridge, Wave
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crestless Wave
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 ..."