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English definition of “ripple”

ripple

noun [C]     /ˈrɪpl/
WAVE a small wave or series of small waves on the surface of water : She dived in, sending ripples across the pool .Waves
SOUND something that spreads through a place in a gentle way: a ripple of applause / laughter Feelings - general words
(Definition of ripple noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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