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wave 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/wāv/,
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waving, present participle; waved, past tense; waved, past participle; waves, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Move one's hand to and fro in greeting or as a signal
    • - he waved to me from the train
  2. Move (one's hand or arm, or something held in one's hand) to and fro
    • - he waved a sheaf of papers in the air
  3. Move to and fro with a swaying or undulating motion while remaining fixed to one point
    • - the flag waved in the wind
  4. Convey (a greeting or other message) by moving one's hand or something held in it to and fro
    • - we waved our farewells
    • - she waved him goodbye
  5. Instruct (someone) to move in a particular direction by moving one's hand
    • - he waved her back
  6. Style (hair) so that it curls slightly
    • - her hair had been carefully waved for the evening
  7. (of hair) Grow with a slight curl
    • - thick, waving gray hair sprouted back from his forehead
Noun
  1. A long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore

  2. A ridge of water between two depressions in open water
    • - gulls and cormorants bobbed on the waves
  3. A shape seen as comparable to a breaking wave
    • - a wave of treetops stretched to the horizon
  4. An effect resembling a moving wave produced by successive sections of the crowd in a stadium standing up, raising their arms, lowering them, and sitting down again

  5. The sea

  6. An intense burst of a particular feeling or emotion
    • - horror came over me in waves
    • - a new wave of apprehension assailed her
  7. A sudden occurrence of or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • - a wave of strikes had effectively paralyzed the government
  8. A gesture or signal made by moving one's hand to and fro
    • - he gave a little wave and walked off
  9. A slightly curling lock of hair
    • - his hair was drying in unruly waves
  10. A tendency to curl in a person's hair
    • - her hair has a slight natural wave
  11. A periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance that may be propagated without net movement of the particles, such as in the passage of undulating motion, heat, or sound

  12. A single curve in the course of this motion

  13. A similar variation of an electromagnetic field in the propagation of light or other radiation through a medium or vacuum


  1. one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  2. beckon: signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
  3. a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon; "a wave of settlers"; "troops advancing in waves"
  4. brandish: move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
  5. (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
  6. roll: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
  7. In mathematics and science, a wave is a disturbance that travels through space and time, usually by the transfer of energy. Waves are described by a wave equation that can take on many forms depending on the type of wave. ...
  8. WAVe stands for Web Analysis of the Variome is a next-generation web-based bioinformatics tool for the human variome research domain.
  9. WGTK (970 AM) is a News/Talk radio formatted radio station in the Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area. It is currently owned by Salem Communications. It was once WAVE-AM, the sister station of WAVE 3 television, and later, WLKY (Channel 32)'s sister operation.
  10. Wave is the third album by Antonio Carlos Jobim. It was released on 1967. It is known as Jobim's most successful album to date.
  11. The wave (North American) or the Mexican wave (British) is achieved in a packed stadium when successive groups of spectators briefly stand and raise their arms. ...
  12. Wave was a Canadian pop rock duo, from Niagara Falls, Ontario. The band members were Dave Thomson and Paul Gigliotti. They were signed by Warner Music Canada and released their debut album, Nothing as It Seems. ...
  13. A moving disturbance in the level of a body of water; undulation; A moving disturbance in the energy level of a field; A shape which alternatingly curves in opposite directions; A sudden unusually large amount of something that is temporarily experienced; A sideway movement of the hand(s); A ...
  14. (Waves) To dream of waves, is a sign that you hold some vital step in contemplation, which will evolve much knowledge if the waves are clear; but you will make a fatal error if you see them muddy or lashed by a storm. See Ocean and Sea
  15. (360 Waves) Popular today with young African American men.  The style is named for the natural pattern of tight waves and ridges that form a 360 pattern through the use of special pomades, brushing and sleeping in du rags. ...
  16. (WAVES) Witness and Victim Experience Survey
  17. (Waves) (Chinese Symbolism) The home of Dragons.
  18. (Waves) First · Second · Third
  19. (Waves) Impulses, feelings and emotions, such as sexuality, anxiety, anger.
  20. (Waves) Mini-Wave: 2 dancers holding hands and facing opposite directions. Holding right hands is a right handed wave, and left hands is left handed mini-wave. Ocean Wave: 4 dancers in a line alternating in facing direction. ...
  21. (Waves) S.No. 1 Term Wave Description -It is a disturbance which travels through the medium due to repeated periodic motion of particles of the medium about their equilibrium position.
  22. (Waves) Similar to the Zig Zag sculpture, but with gentler angles
  23. (Waves) The formation of waves is a subject which has received much attention, but no completely satisfactory theory as to their genesis has yet been evolved. ...
  24. (Waves) are audio data files that are used whole or as building blocks for creating sound effects. XACT supports the following audio formats for waves:
  25. (Waves) caused by the transfer of energy from the wind blowing over the surface of the sea. The largest waves are formed when winds are very strong, blow for lengthy periods and cross large expanses of water. See Fetch and Prevailing Wind.