Online Google Dictionary

ripple 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
Font size:

ripples, plural;
  1. (of water) Form or flow with small waves on the surface
    • - the Mediterranean rippled and sparkled
    • - the rippling waters
  2. Cause (the surface of water) to form small waves
    • - a cool wind rippled the surface of the estuary
  3. Move or cause to move in a way resembling such waves
    • - fields of grain rippling in the wind
  4. (of a sound or feeling) Spread through a person, group, or place
    • - applause rippled around the tables
  5. Having the appearance of small waves
    • - a broad noodle, rippled on both sides, wider than fettuccine
  1. A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, esp. as caused by an object dropping into it or a slight breeze

  2. A thing resembling such a wave or series of waves in appearance or movement
    • - the sand undulated and was ridged with ripples
  3. A gentle rising and falling sound, esp. of laughter or conversation, that spreads through a group of people
    • - a ripple of laughter ran around the room
  4. A particular feeling or effect that spreads through or to someone or something
    • - his words set off a ripple of excitement within her
  5. A wave on a fluid surface, the restoring force for which is provided by surface tension rather than gravity, and that consequently has a wavelength shorter than that corresponding to the minimum speed of propagation

  6. Small periodic, usually undesirable, variations in electrical voltage superposed on a direct voltage or on an alternating voltage of lower frequency

  7. A type of ice cream with wavy lines of colored flavored syrup running through it
    • - raspberry ripple

  1. a small wave on the surface of a liquid
  2. stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  3. (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
  4. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
  5. (rippled) crinkled: uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
  6. (rippled) shaken into waves or undulations as by wind; "the rippled surface of the pond"; "with ruffled flags flying"
  7. Ripple was an American funk band from Michigan. The group was signed to GRC Records in the 1970s, and scored several hit singles, the biggest of which was "I Don't Know What It Is, but It Sure Is Funky".
  8. Ripple is a non-profit click-to-donate internet site and search engine which passes 100% of its revenue to other charities.Lia Timson, , The Age, May 29, 2007. Retrieved on October 9, 2007. ...
  9. The most common meaning of ripple in electrical science, is the small unwanted residual periodic variation of the direct current (dc) output of a power supply which has been derived from an alternating current (ac) source. ...
  10. A capillary wave is a wave traveling along the phase boundary of a fluid, whose dynamics are dominated by the effects of surface tension.
  11. This is a list of episodes of the Naruto anime series, covering the third and fourth seasons of the series. The episodes are directed by Hayato Date and produced by Studio Pierrot and TV Tokyo. ...
  12. Ripple is the 6th song on the Grateful Dead album American Beauty. It was released as the B-side to the single "Truckin'".
  13. A moving disturbance or undulation in the surface of a liquid; A sound similar to that of undulating water; A style of ice cream in which flavors have been coarsely blended together; A small oscillation of an otherwise steady signal; To move like the undulating surface of a body of water; to ...
  14. (Rippled) indentations on the scale margins that are deeper than crenate margins
  15. (Ripples) Pains in the back and loins, sounds which usher in death.
  16. (Ripples) The ruffling of the water’s surface due to pressure variations of the wind on the water. This creates stress on the water and results in tiny short wavelength waves called ripples. Ripples are often called capillary waves. The motion of a ripple is governed by surface tension.
  17. (Ripples) Used in technical analysis to describe random day-to-day share price movements which have no predictive significance.
  18. (Ripples) a normal modifier which makes the surface appear like a lake into which a stone was thrown. It creates nice, cirlcular ripples which originate from the origin. (Tutorial) (Language Reference) (Exploration Tool)
  19. (Ripples) n. pl. Undulations in a slab surface that may allow the feet to gain a hold through friction.
  20. (Ripples) waves that appear on smooth water when the wind is light.
  21. (Rippling) Heat and humidity can cause ruffles or waves in wall-to-wall carpet. A professional carpet retailer or installer can re-stretch the carpet with a power stretcher.
  22. (Rippling) Wrinkles or ridges appearing the breast implant as a result of the implant being improperly filled, low tissue coverage, or the skin being too thin.
  23. (RIPPLING) The effect left by a hand chisel on the back of a display stone where layers of stone were taken off to gain a uniform thickness.
  24. (rippling) Indentions on the breast that are often caused by movement of the breast implant.
  25. Amplitude variations in the output voltage of a power supply caused by insufficient filtering.