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  1. ripple

    • IPA[ˈripəl]

    美式

    • n.
      a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by an object dropping into it or a slight breeze;a thing resembling a ripple or ripples in appearance or movement
    • v.
      (of water) form or flow with a series of small waves on the surface;cause (the surface of water) to form small waves
    • noun: ripple, plural noun: ripples

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    名詞

    • 1. a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by an object dropping into it or a slight breeze he dived into the pool leaving barely a ripple the ripples spread across the pond
    • a thing resembling a ripple or ripples in appearance or movement the sand undulated and was ridged with ripples
    • a gentle rising and falling sound, especially of laughter or conversation, that spreads through a group of people a ripple of laughter ran around the room
    • a particular feeling or effect that spreads through someone or something his words set off a ripple of excitement within her
    • a wave on a fluid surface, the restoring force for which is provided by surface tension rather than gravity, and which consequently has a wavelength shorter than that corresponding to the minimum speed of propagation.
    • small periodic, usually undesirable, variations in electrical voltage superposed on a direct voltage or on an alternating voltage of lower frequency ripple current
    • 2. a type of ice cream with wavy lines of colored flavored syrup running through it raspberry ripple

    動詞

    • 1. (of water) form or flow with a series of small waves on the surface the Mediterranean rippled and sparkled
    • cause (the surface of water) to form small waves a cool wind rippled the surface of the estuary
    • move in a way resembling a series of small waves fields of grain rippling in the wind
    • (of a sound or feeling) spread through a person, group, or place applause rippled around the tables
    • adj.
      (of water) forming or flowing with a series of small waves on the surface: the rippling waters of the lake

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of water) forming or flowing with a series of small waves on the surface: the rippling waters of the lake

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the continuing and spreading results of an event or action: while their marriage made an impact on their friends, the ripple effect on family members was even more profound

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the continuing and spreading results of an event or action: the ripple effect is huge when something like this happens

    Oxford Dictionary

    • plural
      a system of parallel wavy ridges and furrows left on sand, mud, or rock by the action of water ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • plural
      a system of subparallel wavy ridges and furrows left on sand or mud by the action of water or ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈrɪp(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a slight ... he dived into the pool leaving barely a ripple the ripples spread across the pond
    • v.
      (of water) form or flow with a series of small waves on the surface: the Mediterranean rippled and sparkled

    Oxford Dictionary