HyperDic: moving_ridge

English > 1 sense of the expression moving ridge:
NOUNeventmoving ridge, waveone of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
English > moving ridge: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water).
Synonymwave
Narrowerbillow, surgeA large sea wave
comberA long curling sea wave
lift, riseA wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
ripple, rippling, riffle, waveletA small wave on the surface of a liquid / liquid
roller, roll, rolling waveA long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
surf, breaker, breakerswaves breaking on the shore
swashThe movement or sound of water
swell, crestless waveThe undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
tidal waveA wave resulting from the periodic flow of the tides that is caused by the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun
tidal waveAn unusual (and often destructive) rise of water along the seashore caused by a storm or a combination of wind and high tide
tsunamiA cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption
wake, backwashThe wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
whitecap, white horseA wave that is blown / blown / blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
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