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1. ripple

noun. ['ˈrɪpəl'] a small wave on the surface of a liquid.

Synonyms

  • riffle
  • moving ridge
  • wave
  • rippling

Antonyms

  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate
  • stand still

Etymology

  • rypelen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ripple

  • whipple
  • trippel
  • triple
  • schiphol
  • klippel
  • tipple
  • sipple
  • sippel
  • rippel
  • nipple
  • knipple
  • knippel
  • knipl
  • hipple
  • gipple
  • fipple
  • dipple
  • dippel

Example sentences of the word ripple


1. Noun, singular or mass
A crack or ripple in the wall will show through the film image.

2. Adjective
Watch for a ripple waveform on the oscilloscope.

3. Verb, base form
Strong stomach muscles will ripple that move from your solar plexus to the base of your pelvis and back.

Quotes containing the word ripple


1. Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.
- Rob Reiner

2. And so it turned out that only a life similar to the life of those around us, merging with it without a ripple, is genuine life, and that an unshared happiness is not happiness.
- Boris Pasternak

3. Oh my love, I like to vanish in you like a ripple vanishes in an ocean—slowly, silently, and endlessly.
- Debasish Mridha

2. ripple-grass

noun. an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions.

Synonyms

  • ribgrass
  • Plantago lanceolata
  • narrow-leaved plantain
  • ribwort
  • plantain
  • buckthorn

3. ripple

verb. ['ˈrɪpəl'] stir up (water) so as to form ripples.

Synonyms

  • riffle
  • flow
  • undulate
  • turn up
  • cockle
  • fold up
  • ruffle
  • flux

Antonyms

  • outflow
  • efflux
  • motionlessness
  • rough

Etymology

  • rypelen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. ripple

noun. ['ˈrɪpəl'] (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value.

Synonyms

  • vibration

Antonyms

  • influx
  • inflow

Etymology

  • rypelen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ripple

verb. ['ˈrɪpəl'] flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise.

Synonyms

  • guggle
  • burble
  • bubble
  • babble
  • go
  • sound

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • ride
  • arrange
  • fall

Etymology

  • rypelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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