undulatory

[ uhn-juh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, uhn-dyuh-, -duh- ]
/ ˈʌn dʒə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈʌn dyə-, -də- /

adjective

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

First recorded in 1720–30; undulate + -ory1

Related forms

non·un·du·la·to·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for undulatory

undulatory

/ (ˈʌndjʊlətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

caused by or characterized by waves or undulations
having a wavelike motion or form

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