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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small wave on the surface of a liquid; (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value v. - Flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise.

Usage examples (32)
  • So we're talking about the long-term ripple effects.
  • It's part of a long-term ripple effect caused by the decline in auto manufacturing jobs.
  • There was a sudden hush among the two-natured, and I heard his name ripple through them like a little wind.
  • The police have their hands tied and anything they do that looks it may cause any sort of ripple is jumped on. for more
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