1 a slight wave or undulation on the surface of water
2 a small wave or undulation in fabric, hair, etc.
3 a sound reminiscent of water flowing quietly in ripples
a ripple of laughter
4 (Electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude superimposed on a steady value
5 (U.S. and Canadian) another word for →
6 another word for →
7 intr to form ripples or flow with a rippling or undulating motion
8 tr to stir up (water) so as to form ripples
9 tr to make ripple marks
10 intr (of sounds) to rise and fall gently
her laughter rippled through the air
(C17: perhaps from rip1)
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