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Translation of "wave" - English-German dictionary


noun /weiv/
a moving ridge, larger than a ripple, moving on the surface of water die Welle rolling waves The boat was being tossed about on the waves.
a vibration travelling eg through the air die Welle radio waves sound waves light waves.
a curve or curves in the hair die Welle Are those waves natural?
a (usually temporary) rise or increase die Welle the recent crime wave a wave of violence The pain came in waves.
an act of waving das Winken She recognized me, and gave me a wave.
wavy adjective
(of hair) full of waves gewellt Her hair is wavy, but her sister’s hair is straight.
waviness noun
die Gewelltheit
wave(band) noun
a range of wavelengths on which eg radio signals are broadcast. das Wellenband
wavelength noun
the distance from any given point on one (radio etc) wave to the corresponding point on the next. die Wellenlänge
wave aside
to dismiss (a suggestion etc) without paying much attention to it abwinken The minister waved away any suggestion that he had acted improperly.
(Definition of wave from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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