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wave

noun [C]
 
 
/weɪv/
WATER B1 a line of higher water that moves across the surface of the sea or a lake
fala
I could hear the waves crashing against the rocks.Waves
GROUP a group of people or things that arrive or happen together or in a short period of time
fala
There has been a wave of kidnappings in the region. Another wave of refugees is arriving at the border.Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
a wave of hatred/enthusiasm/sadness, etc when you suddenly feel an emotion
fala nienawiści/przypływ entuzjazmu/smutku itp.
She felt a sudden wave of sadness.Feelings - general words
HAND when you raise your hand and move it from side to side in order to attract someone's attention or say goodbye
machnięcie ręką lub ręki
She gave a little wave as the train left.Gestures with the hands or arms
ENERGY B2 a piece of sound, light, or other energy that travels up and down in a curved pattern
fala
a radio wave →  See also new wave , tidal wave The state of matter
(Definition of wave noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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