• Ripple Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) a small wave on the surface of water or other liquids for which the driving force is not gravity, but surface tension.
  2. (v. t.) To remove the seeds from (the stalks of flax, etc.), by means of a ripple.
  3. (v.) An implement, with teeth like those of a comb, for removing the seeds and seed vessels from flax, broom corn, etc.
  4. (v. i.) To become fretted or dimpled on the surface, as water when agitated or running over a rough bottom; to be covered with small waves or undulations, as a field of grain.
  5. (v. i.) To make a sound as of water running gently over a rough bottom, or the breaking of ripples on the shore.
  6. (v. t.) To fret or dimple, as the surface of running water; to cover with small waves or undulations; as, the breeze rippled the lake.
  7. (v. t.) Hence, to scratch or tear.
  8. (n.) A little wave or undulation; a sound such as is made by little waves; as, a ripple of laughter.
  9. (n.) the residual AC component in the DC current output from a rectifier, expressed as a percentage of the steady component of the current.
  10. (n.) The fretting or dimpling of the surface, as of running water; little curling waves.

Babble, Bubble, Cockle, Guggle, Gurgle, Riffle, Rippling, Ruffle, Undulate, Wavelet,

• Ripple-marked Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having ripple marks.

• Rippled Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Ripple

Crinkled, Crinkly, Ruffled, Wavy,