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-/.
- non·un·du·la·to·ry, adjective
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How to use undulatory in a sentence
At Fontana, however, the undulatory shock was replaced by a vertical one.A Study of Recent Earthquakes | Charles Davison
The undulatory theory, now generally accepted, maintains that light is carried by vibrations in ether.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
Their flight is undulatory like that of the preceding, and all their habits are very similar.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies | Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
The woman looped up her veil, festooning it about the undulatory roll of her hat brim.The Shadow | Arthur Stringer
His mind was still touched into mystery by the spirit housed in that uncouth and undulatory flesh.The Shadow | Arthur Stringer
British Dictionary definitions for undulatory
caused by or characterized by waves or undulations
having a wavelike motion or form
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