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Undulate  v. i.  To move in, or have, undulations or waves; to vibrate; to wave; as, undulating air.

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"Undulate" Quotes from Famous Books

... Imponderable Fluids. This I conceive that I have proved." Nothing can be more philosophical. But if the luminiferous ether is not matter, and fluid matter, too, what is the meaning of its undulations? Can an agency undulate? Can there be alternate motion forward and backward of the particles of an agency? And does not the whole mathematical theory of the undulations imply them to be material? Is it not a series of ...
— A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive • John Stuart Mill

... I was staying in an English country house on the borders of Hertfordshire and Essex. It is not what is called a "romantic neighborhood," but there are plenty of pretty places and some fine old trees where the green lanes of Essex begin to undulate into the wooded valleys of Herts. The name of the place where I was stopping is Carvel Place, and the people who generally live in it are John Carvel, Esq., formerly member for the borough; Mary Carvel, his wife, ...
— Paul Patoff • F. Marion Crawford

... on the couch, and Frank warmly embraced her, pressing her to him with voluptuous energy. She looked into his eyes and breathed heavily. His hand roved down and pressed one cheek of her buttocks, which he felt undulate beneath her bottom. ...
— The Power of Mesmerism - A Highly Erotic Narrative of Voluptuous Facts and Fancies • Anonymous

... shadow bands there are instances on record of the limbs of the Sun's crescent appearing to undulate violently on the approach of totality. These undulations were noticed by Airy in 1842 about 6 minutes before totality. Blake, in America in 1869, observed the same phenomenon 8 minutes before totality. In other cases ...
— The Story of Eclipses • George Chambers

... lovely and soothing death, Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving, In the day, in the night, to all, to each, Sooner ...
— Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday • Various

... crier ceased to speak, when the crowd began to undulate like a serpent behind the line ...
— The Forty-Five Guardsmen • Alexandre Dumas

Words linked to "Undulate" :   smooth, cockle, flap, fold, ruffle, flux, wave, ripple, riffle

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