What does undulation mean?

Definitions for undulationˌʌn dʒəˈleɪ ʃən, ˌʌn dyə-, -də-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wave, undulation(noun)

    an undulating curve

  2. undulation(noun)

    wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

  3. wave, undulation(noun)

    (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth


  1. undulation(Noun)

    an instance or act of undulating

  2. undulation(Noun)

    a wavy appearance or outline; waviness

  3. undulation(Noun)

    a tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string

  4. undulation(Noun)

    a wavelike curve; a smooth and regular rise and fall

  5. undulation(Noun)

    a wavelike motion of the air; electromagnetic radiation

  6. Origin: From Latin undulatio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undulation(noun)

    the act of undulating; a waving motion or vibration; as, the undulations of a fluid, of water, or of air; the undulations of sound

  2. Undulation(noun)

    a wavy appearance or outline; waviness

  3. Undulation(noun)

    the tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string, as of a violin

  4. Undulation(noun)

    the pulsation caused by the vibrating together of two tones not quite in unison; -- called also beat

  5. Undulation(noun)

    a motion to and fro, up and down, or from side to side, in any fluid or elastic medium, propagated continuously among its particles, but with no translation of the particles themselves in the direction of the propagation of the wave; a wave motion; a vibration


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Russell Henley:

    Off the first tee, I was like,' Whoa,' because of the views. It's just way different than I imagined watching on TV, the undulation is unlike anything I had seen anywhere else. The thing about it is it looks downhill, but it's even more downhill than it looks.

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