water wave

water wave
1. a wave on the surface of a body of water.
2. a wave combed or pressed into wet hair and then dried.
[1550-60]

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  • water wave — noun 1. : a gravity wave on water 2. : a method or style of setting hair by dampening with water and forming into waves * * * 1. a wave on the surface of a body of water. 2. a wave combed or pressed into wet hair and then dried. [1550 60] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • water-wave — /waw teuhr wayv , wot euhr /, v.t., water waved, water waving. to set (hair) in a water wave. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • water-wave — /waw teuhr wayv , wot euhr /, v.t., water waved, water waving. to set (hair) in a water wave. [1880 85, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • water wave — wa′ter wave n. clo a wave combed or pressed into wet hair and then dried • Etymology: 1550–60 wa′ter wave , v.t. waved, wav•ing …   From formal English to slang

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