- a body of water.
- the sea.
verb (used without object), waved, wav·ing.
verb (used with object), waved, wav·ing.
Origin of wave
SYNONYMS FOR wave
Can be confusedwaive wave
Examples from the Web for wavelike
Only it is now thoroughly dissected by profound, ramifying valleys, and has been resolved into a sea of wavelike crests and peaks.Mount Rainier|Various
Yet the soft air moved the pines to wavelike murmurings, and Marietta too was happy.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
Hence we can easily realize that, although we cannot see or feel the ether, any disturbance of it will set it in wavelike motion.ABC of Electricity|William Henry Meadowcroft
F is the foot or muscular pad which forms the foot by the wavelike contractions of which it moves.Our British Snails|John William Horsley
None of them had been solidly founded enough to withstand the wavelike rush of Rodney Aldrich into her life.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
British Dictionary definitions for wavelike
Derived Formswaveless, adjectivewavelike, adjective
Word Origin for wave
Medicine definitions for wavelike
Science definitions for wavelike
Culture definitions for wavelike
In physics, any regularly recurring event, such as surf coming in toward a beach, that can be thought of as a disturbance moving through a medium. Waves are characterized by wavelength, frequency, and the speed at which they move. Waves are found in many forms.
Idioms and Phrases with wavelike
see make waves.