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Translation of "wave" - English-Russian dictionary

wave

noun [C]     /weɪv/
WATER
B1 a line of higher water that moves across the surface of the sea or a lake волна 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 волна, наплыв 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 прилив ненависти/энтузиазма/грусти и т. д. 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 взмах, помахивание 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 волна a radio wave →  See also new wave , tidal wave The state of matter
(Definition of wave noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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