Definition of Ripples

1. Noun. (plural of ripple) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of ripple) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ripples

1. ripple [v] - See also: ripple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ripples

rippers
rippier
rippiers
ripping
ripping bar
ripping chisel
rippingly
ripple
ripple effect
ripple mark
ripple voltage
rippled
rippler
ripplers
ripples (current term)
ripplet
ripplets
ripplier
rippliest
rippling
ripplingly
ripplings
ripplon
ripplons
ripply
ripps
riprap
riprapped
riprapping

Literary usage of Ripples

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"In the estuaries these ripples, where found, have been confined to the bottoms and sides of the narrow channels between high sand-banks, and they do not ..."

2. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"Otherwise we have oscillatory friction due to alternating change of direction. Current ripples result from the first type of friction, oscillation ripples ..."

3. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"Otherwise we have oscillatory friction due to alternating change of direction. Current ripples result from the first type of friction, oscillation ripples ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1892)
"(2) The Influence of Electrification on ripples. By J. LARMOR, MA., St John's College. The relation between the period and the wave length of ripples on the ..."

5. Engineering Mathematics: A Series of Lectures Delivered at Union College by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"98, the space of two ripples is about 60 deg., and two nodes exist per complete wave. 60 deg. for two ripples, give FIG. 98. Wave in which Eleventh and ..."

6. Engineering Mathematics: A Series of Lectures Delivered at Union College by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1911)
"High harmonics do not change the shape of the wave much, but superimpose ripples on it, and by counting the number of ripples per half wave, or per wave, ..."

7. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1843 [Captain Guion] says there are six rapids or "ripples" in the first hundred miles, in ascending from the mouth [of boatmen ripples. ..."

8. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1902)
"The solution of the problem was evidently to be found in the observation of ripples, as proposed by Prof. Tait, upon the basis of Sir W. Thomson's theory. ..."

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