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  • n  one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  • n  a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    a wave of settlers
    troops advancing in waves
  • n  (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
  • n  something that rises rapidly
    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
  • n  the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
  • n  a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
  • n  an undulating curve
  • n  a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
    a heat 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
  • v  signal with the hands or nod
    She waved to her friends
    He waved his hand hospitably
  • v  move or swing back and forth
    She waved her gun
  • v  move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
    the waves rolled towards the beach
  • v  twist or roll into coils or ringlets
  • v  set waves in
    she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair

  • The wave measured 70 ft.
  • A wave of shocking attacks and threats against emo youth culture has less to do with music than with the country's violent intolerance.
  • A component maker's wipeout has sparked a wave of innovation .
News & Articles

  • Wave Systems initiates search for newly created COO position
    Wave Systems announced it has initiated an executive search for a COO. The COO role would be a new position at the company, responsible for day-to-day operations, developing sales channels, overhead management, ...
    June 10, 2013 - Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance
  • Wave Initiates Search for Newly-Established Position of Chief Operating Officer
    Wave Systems Corp. , the Trusted Computing Company, today announced it has initiated an executive search for a Chief Operating Officer. The COO role would be a new position at the company, responsible ...
    June 10, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Wave and Tidal Energy Need Different Policies
    Throughout the 2000s, the emerging wave and tidal stream energy industries operated as a unit. Together they embarked on the journey across the "valley of death" towards commercial maturity, facing shared challenges - such as grid connection, permitting and securing R&D support.
    June 10, 2013 - Renewable Energy World

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