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ripple

noun [C]  /ˈrɪp·əl/ us  
a small wave or a slight movement of a surface, esp. the surface of water: The stone hit the water and caused a ring of ripples to spread out. A ripple is also a sound or feeling that is slight but is noticed: A ripple of laughter ran through the crowd. The story created ripples of alarm here in Washington.

ripple

verb [I/T]  /ˈrɪp·əl/ us  
Something that ripples moves in a way that is not obvious but is noticeable: [I always + adv/prep] A shy smile rippled nervously over his features.
Translations of “ripple”
in Korean 잔물결…
in Arabic تَمَوّج…
in French ondulation…
in Turkish küçük dalgalar oluşmak/oluşturmak, hafifçe dalgalan(dır)mak…
in Italian increspatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漣漪, 微波, 細浪…
in Russian покрывать(ся) рябью…
in Polish marszczyć (się), falować…
in Spanish ondulación…
in Portuguese onda…
in German die Kräuselung, kleine Welle…
in Catalan ona, ondulació…
in Japanese さざ波, 波紋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 涟漪, 微波, 细浪…
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