undulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin undulātus (undulated), from *undula (small wave), diminutive of Latin unda (wave).

Verb[edit]

undulate (third-person singular simple present undulates, present participle undulating, simple past and past participle undulated)

  1. (transitive) To cause to move in a wavelike motion.
    • Holder
      Breath vocalized, that is, vibrated and undulated.
  2. (transitive) To cause to resemble a wave
  3. (intransitive) To move in wavelike motions.
  4. (intransitive) To appear wavelike.


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Adjective[edit]

undulate (comparative more undulate, superlative most undulate)

  1. Wavy in appearance or form.
  2. Changing the pitch and volume of one's voice.
  3. (botany, of a margin) Winding up and down gradually relative to the blade.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

undulāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of undulātus