Adjective "Wavelike" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Wavelike


    Definition:

    1. a disturbance on the surface of a liquid body, as the sea or a lake, in the form of a moving ridge or swell.

    2. any surging or progressing movement or part resembling a wave of the sea: a wave of the pulse.

    3. a swell, surge, or rush, as of feeling or of a certain condition: a wave of disgust sweeping over a person; a wave of cholera throughout the country.

    4. a widespread feeling, opinion, tendency, etc.: a wave of anti-intellectualism; the new wave of installment buying.

    Origin:
    wave

    Examples:

    "features can be wavelike."

    "sequences can be wavelike."

    "particles can be wavelike."