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wave (n):
a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
Samples
a wave of settlers.
troops advancing in waves
wave (n):
a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
wave (n):
the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
Related Words: waving
wave (n):
(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
Related Word: undulation
wave (n):
one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
wave (n):
something that rises rapidly
Samples
a wave of emotion swept over him.
there was a sudden wave of buying before the market closed.
a wave of conservatism in the country led by the hard right
wave (n):
a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch
wave (n):
a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
Samples
a heat wave
wave (n):
an undulating curve
wave (v):
set waves in
Samples
she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair
wave (v):
twist or roll into coils or ringlets
Samples
curl my hair, please
Related Words: curl
wave (v):
signal with the hands or nod
Samples
She waved to her friends.
He waved his hand hospitably
wave (v):
move or swing back and forth
Samples
She waved her gun
Related Words: brandishflourish
wave (v):
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
Samples
The curtains undulated.
the waves rolled towards the beach

Related Words: flaprollundulate
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No one can call back yesterday

Geçmişe mazi denir.
Yesterday will not be called again


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