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undulating

[ uhn-juh-leyt, uhn-dyuh-, -duh- ]
/ ˈʌn dʒəˌleɪ tɪŋ, ˈʌn dyə-, -də- /
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adjective
having a sinuous or wavelike shape or motion:Travelers marvel at the simplicity and beauty of the undulating bamboo roof, tree-like pillars, and natural light flooding into the airport terminal.The American goldfinch is easily detected in the spring or summer as a flash of yellow flying with an undulating motion.
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Origin of undulating

First recorded in 1710–20; undulat(e) + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM undulating

non·un·du·lat·ing, adjective
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