Definition of Rippling

1. Noun. A small wave on the surface of a liquid.

Exact synonyms: Riffle, Ripple, Wavelet
Generic synonyms: Moving Ridge, Wave
Derivative terms: Riffle, Ripple, Ripple, Ripple, Wave



Definition of Rippling

1. Verb. (present participle of ripple) ¹

2. Noun. A motion or sound that ripples. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rippling

1. ripple [v] - See also: ripple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rippling

ripping chisel
rippingly
ripple
ripple effect
ripple mark
ripple voltage
rippled
rippler
ripplers
ripples
ripplet
ripplets
ripplier
rippliest
rippling (current term)
ripplingly
ripplings
ripplon
ripplons
ripply
ripps
riprap
riprapped
riprapping
ripraps
rips
ripsaw
ripsawed
ripsawing

Literary usage of Rippling

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1. European Agriculture and Rural Economy by Henry Colman (1851)
"rippling. — The rippling of flax is a process by which the seed bolls are separated from the stalk. .This is done by drawing them through an iron comb, ..."

2. Leading American Inventors by George Iles (1912)
"A " rippling cylinder " in the machine invented by William Pitt, of Pendeford, ... It was Robert Salmon, of Wo- PITT'S rippling CYLINDER, 1786 burn, who, ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"There is a pleasing, low, bumming sound, which serves as an accompaniment, to his beautiful high tones, and his rippling song is only broken by an ..."

4. Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland by Andrew Cheviot (1896)
"EVERYTHING has its time, and sae has a rippling kame. "rippling kame," a coarse comb used in the preparation of flax. The proverb means that there is a ..."

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