Associations to the word «Ripple»


RIPPLE, noun. A moving disturbance or undulation in the surface of a liquid.
RIPPLE, noun. A sound similar to that of undulating water.
RIPPLE, noun. A style of ice cream in which flavors have been coarsely blended together.
RIPPLE, noun. (electronics) A small oscillation of an otherwise steady signal.
RIPPLE, noun. An implement, with teeth like those of a comb, for removing the seeds and seed vessels from flax, broom corn, etc.
RIPPLE, verb. To move like the undulating surface of a body of water; to undulate.
RIPPLE, verb. To propagate like a moving wave.
RIPPLE, verb. To make a sound as of water running gently over a rough bottom, or the breaking of ripples on the shore.
RIPPLE, verb. To remove the seeds from (the stalks of flax, etc.), by means of a ripple.
RIPPLE, verb. (by extension) To scratch or tear.
RIPPLE EFFECT, noun. The effect of one event setting off other events in an unexpected way, or unexpected areas.
RIPPLE VOLTAGE, noun. A small, regular variation in a direct current voltage that remains after rectification and filtering of an alternating current voltage

Dictionary definition

RIPPLE, noun. A small wave on the surface of a liquid.
RIPPLE, noun. (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value.
RIPPLE, verb. Stir up (water) so as to form ripples.
RIPPLE, verb. Flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks".

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