Definitions for undulate
ˈʌn dʒəˌleɪt, ˈʌn dyə-, -də-; -lɪt, -ˌleɪtun·du·late
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word undulate.
having a wavy margin and rippled surface
ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulateverb
stir up (water) so as to form ripples
occur in soft rounded shapes
"The hills rolled past"
roll, undulate, flap, waveverb
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
"The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves
"The singer's voice undulated"
To cause to move in a wavelike motion.
To cause to resemble a wave
To move in wavelike motions.
To appear wavelike.
Wavy in appearance or form.
Changing the pitch and volume of one's voice.
Winding up and down gradually relative to the blade.
Etymology: From undulatus, from *, diminutive of unda.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To drive backward and forward; to make to play as waves.
Etymology: from undulo, Lat.
Breath vocalized, i. e. vibrated and undulated, may in a different manner affect the lips, or tongue, or palate, and impress a swift, tremulous motion, which breath alone passing smooth doth not. William Holder, Elements of Speech.
To play as waves in curls.
Through undulating air the sounds are sent,
And spread o’er all the fluid element. Alexander Pope.
same as Undulated
to cause to move backward and forward, or up and down, in undulations or waves; to cause to vibrate
to move in, or have, undulations or waves; to vibrate; to wave; as, undulating air
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un′dū-lāt, v.t. to wave, or to move like waves: to cause to vibrate.—v.i. to wave: to vibrate.—adj. wavy.—adj. Un′dulant, undulating.—adv. Un′dulātely.—adj. Un′dulāting.—adv. Un′dulātingly.—ns. Undulā′tion, an undulating: a waving motion or vibration: waviness, a set of waved lines: a feeling as if of an undulatory motion about the heart: the peculiar motion of the matter within an abscess on being pressed when it is ripe for opening; Undulā′tionist, one who holds an undulatory theory.—adjs. Un′dulātive, undulatory; Un′dulātory, moving like waves: relating to the theory of light which considers its transmission as wave-motion in a medium filling space; Un′dulose, Un′dulous, undulating. [Low L. undulāre, -ātum—L. unda, a wave.]
The numerical value of undulate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of undulate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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- wellenförmig bewegen, wogen, schlängeln, ondulieren, wellen, schwingen, sich wellenförmig bewegen, undulieren, wallen, wiegenGerman
- ondear, ondulado, ondularSpanish
- ondoyer, ondulerFrench
- 흔들다, 흔들리다Korean
- bølget, bølgeNorwegian
- zafalować, falujący, falisty, falować, pofałdowanyPolish
- волни́стый, волнообра́зныйRussian
- dalgalandırmak, dalgalanma, dalgalanmakTurkish
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