Definitions for rippleˈrɪp əl
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ripple, rippling, riffle, wavelet(noun)
a small wave on the surface of a liquid
(electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulate(verb)
stir up (water) so as to form ripples
ripple, babble, guggle, burble, bubble, gurgle(verb)
flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
A moving disturbance or undulation in the surface of a liquid.
I dropped a small stone into the pond and watched the ripples.
A sound similar to that of undulating water.
A style of ice cream in which flavors have been coarsely blended together.
I enjoy fudge ripple ice cream, but I especially like to dig through the carton to get at the ripple part and eat only that.
A small oscillation of an otherwise steady signal.
To move like the undulating surface of a body of water; to undulate.
To propagate like a moving wave.
Origin: rypelen, frequentative of rippen 'to rip'. More at rip.
an implement, with teeth like those of a comb, for removing the seeds and seed vessels from flax, broom corn, etc
to remove the seeds from (the stalks of flax, etc.), by means of a ripple
hence, to scratch or tear
to become fretted or dimpled on the surface, as water when agitated or running over a rough bottom; to be covered with small waves or undulations, as a field of grain
to make a sound as of water running gently over a rough bottom, or the breaking of ripples on the shore
to fret or dimple, as the surface of running water; to cover with small waves or undulations; as, the breeze rippled the lake
the fretting or dimpling of the surface, as of running water; little curling waves
a little wave or undulation; a sound such as is made by little waves; as, a ripple of laughter
a small wave on the surface of water or other liquids for which the driving force is not gravity, but surface tension
the residual AC component in the DC current output from a rectifier, expressed as a percentage of the steady component of the current
Origin: [From Rip, v.]
Ripple is a village in Kent, England. It is also known as Ripple Vale. John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, the commander of the first British Expeditionary Force was born there in 1852, and is buried at the village church. His sister Charlotte Despard, the suffragist, novelist and Sinn Féin activist was also born in Ripple in 1844. The Ripple Primary School has approximately 40 students attending. The village has one local pub, The Plough, a traditional English Ale-House. There is a windmill, which is being restored.
Translations for ripple
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- onejar, onaCatalan, Valencian
- Kräuseln, kleine Welle, WelligkeitGerman
- ondular, ondulaciónSpanish
- karehtia, värinä, väre, kare, väreily, liplatus, väreilläFinnish
- ondulation résiduelle, ondulation, ondulerFrench
- māhitihiti, wīwīMāori
- kabbelen, rimpelingDutch
- yilkʼoołNavajo, Navaho
- ondular, ondulaçãoPortuguese
- зыбь, пульсация, рябь, журча́ние, колебаниеRussian
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