[uhn-juh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, uhn-dyuh-, -duh-]
- Also un·du·lar. moving in undulations.
- having the form or appearance of waves.
Also un·du·la·tive [uhn-juh-ley-tiv, uhn-dyuh-, -duh-] /ˈʌn dʒəˌleɪ tɪv, ˈʌn dyə-, -də-/.
Origin of undulatory
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Examples from the Web for undulatory
The undulatory theory of light also assumes the existence of a medium.Aether and Gravitation
William George Hooper
At Fontana, however, the undulatory shock was replaced by a vertical one.A Study of Recent Earthquakes
This undulatory movement, as it is called, pushes the fish's body ahead.
In the air they are readily distinguished by their undulatory flight.Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland
William S. Thomas
It certainly coincides with the "undulatory wave" theory of Science.Dynamic Thought
William Walker Atkinson
- caused by or characterized by waves or undulations
- having a wavelike motion or form
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