- a body of water.
- the sea.
verb (used without object), waved, wav·ing.
verb (used with object), waved, wav·ing.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wavewaive wave
Examples from the Web for waving
Waving a silk cloth, he declared, “Gentlemen, I will have this land just as surely as I now have this handkerchief.”
“Check the dining hall,” a young woman exclaimed, waving to her left, and a dozen persons surged in that direction.
The mother keeps gesturing at them, waving her hands in the air.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From a balcony on one side, a few people looked down on us as we entered, waving hello.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some militias passed by waving guns in the air, and at that moment I realized something bad was about to happen.
I flew towards my brother and we congratulated one another by waving.The Red Battle Flyer|Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
I have seen the flames increase when agitated by waving the torch; and when no one shook it, I have seen them die away.
"Oh, I don't mean these boys," said Elvira, waving her thin arms scornfully around the roomful.Ben Pepper|Margaret Sidney
And then the waving banners, roaring cannon, and the slow procession, moving all too solemnly for our impatient wishes!Western Characters|J. L. McConnel
Jimmie snatched up a burning brand from the fire, and waving this above his head, he kept behind the two who had guns.Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise|Louis Arundel
British Dictionary definitions for waving
Derived forms of wavewaveless, adjectivewavelike, adjective
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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.
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Idioms and Phrases with waving
see make waves.