- a small wave; ripple.
Origin of wavelet
Examples from the Web for wavelet
Historical Examples of wavelet
Act at first as though every wavelet would surely swamp you.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
They are in circumstances in which the ripple passes into the wavelet, and the wavelet into the billow.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
A wavelet splashed up against the clay on which they were standing.The Beth Book
Again a wavelet, and another, and another flowed over the stone, and wetted both the prince's knees; but he did not speak or move.
For every wavelet of land upon the surface of the Boer States, a hundred great billows stand up in Natal.History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)
Sir Frederick Maurice.
- a small wave
Word Origin and History for wavelet
1813, diminutive of wave (n.).
- A small wave; a ripple. See more at wave.