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wave /weiv/
  • danh từ
    • sóng, làn sóng ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • the waves: (thơ ca) biển cả
      • long waves: (rađiô) làn sóng dài
      • wave motion: chuyển động sóng
      • permanent wave: tóc làn sóng giữ lâu không mất quăn
      • a wave of revolution: làn sóng cách mạng
    • đợt
      • in waves: từng đợt, lớp lớp
      • to attack in waves: tấn công từng đợt
    • sự vẫy tay ra hiệu; cái vẫy tay
    • nội động từ
      • gợn sóng, quăn thành làn sóng
        • the field of corn is waving in the breeze: cánh đồng lúa gợn sóng dưới làn gió nhẹ
        • hair waves naturally: tóc quăn tự nhiên
      • phấp phới, phấp phới bay
        • the red flag waved in the wind: lá cờ đỏ phấp phới bay trước gió
      • vẫy tay ra hiệu
        • to wave to someone: vẫy tay ra hiệu cho ai
    • ngoại động từ
      • phất, vung
        • to wave a banner: phất cờ
        • to wave a sword: vung gươm (đi đầu để động viên...)
      • uốn (tóc) thành làn sóng
        • to have one's hair waved: đem uốn tóc thành làn sóng
      • vẫy tay ra hiệu
        • to wave someone aside: vẫy tay ra hiệu cho ai đứng ra một bên
      • to wave aside
        • bác bỏ, gạt bỏ
    Concise Dictionary
    waves|waved|wavingweɪv
    noun
    +one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    +a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    +(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
    +something that rises rapidly
    +the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
    +a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
    +an undulating curve
    +a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
    +a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch
    verb
    +signal with the hands or nod
    +move or swing back and forth
    +move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
    +twist or roll into coils or ringlets
    +set waves in

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 swell, undulation, billow, sea, heave, roller, whitecap, white horse; ripple, wavelet, breaker, comber:
    A huge wave tossed me up on the beach.
    2 surge, swell, welling up, ground swell, movement, flood, upsurge, uprising, current, tide:
    The period is marked by a wave of materialism and greed that swamped all morality and integrity.
    3 signal, sign, gesticulation, gesture:
    Was his wave intended for you or for me?
    v.
    4 undulate, billow, move to and fro, flap, flutter, quiver, flip-flop, swing, sway, ripple, oscillate, zigzag, fluctuate, shake; wag, whiffle, wigwag, wiggle, waggle, brandish:
    The streamer waved slowly in the quickening breeze. Stop waving that knife at me!
    5 signal, sign, indicate, signify; gesture, gesticulate:
    Hazel waved goodbye from the train.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    of water
    1 [C] a raised line of water that moves across the surface of the sea, ocean, etc: Huge waves were breaking on the shore. + The wind made little waves on the pond. + The pool has a wave machine (= for making waves).
    See also - TIDAL WAVE
    of activity / feeling
    2 [C] a sudden increase in a particular activity or feeling: a wave of opposition / protest / violence + a crime wave + There has been a new wave of bombings since the peace talks broke down. + A wave of fear swept over him. + Guilt and horror flooded her in waves. + Three hundred employees lost their jobs in the latest wave of redundancies. + A wave of panic spread through the crowd.
    See also - BRAINWAVE, HEATWAVE
    large number
    3 [C] a large number of people or things suddenly moving or appearing somewhere: Wave after wave of aircraft passed overhead.
    See also - NEW WAVE
    movement of arm / hand / body
    4 [C] a movement of your arm and hand from side to side: She declined the offer with a wave of her hand. + With a wave and a shout he ran down the road to meet us. + He gave us a wave as the bus drove off.
    5 (the wave) [sing.] (AmE) = MEXICAN WAVE
    of heat / sound / light
    6 [C] the form that some types of energy such as heat, sound, light, etc. take as they move: radio / sound / ultrasonic waves
    See also - AIRWAVES, LONG WAVE, MEDIUM WAVE, MICROWAVE, SHOCK WAVE, SHORT WAVE, SOUND WAVE
    in hair
    7 [C] if a person's hair has a wave or waves, it is not straight but curls slightly
    See also - PERMANENT WAVE
    sea
    8 (the waves) [pl.] (literary) the sea: life on the waves (= life at sea)
    See also - WAVY
    Idioms: make waves (informal) to be very active in a way that makes people notice you, and that may sometimes cause problems
    more at CREST n., RIDE v.
    + verb
    move hand / arm
    1 ~ (at / to sb)
    ~ sth (at sb)
    ~ sth (about / around) to move your hand or arm from side to side in the air in order to attract attention, as a greeting, etc: [V] The people on the bus waved and we waved back. + Why did you wave at him? + [VN] A man in the water was shouting and waving his arms around frantically. + [VNN, VN] My mother was crying as I waved her goodbye. + My mother was crying as I waved goodbye to her.
    2 [+adv./prep.] to show where sth is, show sb where to go, etc. by moving your hand in a particular direction: [V] She waved vaguely in the direction of the house. + [VN] 'He's over there,' said Ali, waving a hand towards some trees. + I showed my pass to the security guard and he waved me through. + She waved me away impatiently.
    3 [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] to hold sth in your hand and move it from side to side: Crowds lined the route, waving flags and cheering. + 'I'm rich!' she exclaimed, waving the money under his nose.
    move freely
    4 [V] to move freely and gently, for example in the wind, while one end or side is held in position: The flag waved in the breeze.
    hair
    5 [V] to curl slightly: His hair waves naturally.
    6 [VN] to make sb's hair curl slightly: She's had her hair waved.
    Idioms see FLAG n.
    Phrasal Verbs: wave sth<->aside / away to not accept sth because you do not think it is necessary or important
    Synonym: DISMISS
    My objections to the plan were waved aside. + He waved away our thanks with a smile.
    wave sth/sb<->down to signal to a vehicle or its driver to stop by waving your hand
    wave sb<->off to wave goodbye to sb as they are leaving: We all stood in the road and waved our visitors off.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 on water

    ADJ.

    big, enormous, giant, great, huge, mountainous | small, tiny | white-capped, white-crested, white-topped | breaking | tidal
    Several villages have been destroyed by a huge tidal wave.

    VERB + WAVE

    ride
    Surfers flocked to the beach to ride the waves.

    WAVE + VERB

    rise | break, fall
    We watched the waves breaking on the shore.
    | lap
    the gentle sound of waves lapping the sand
    | crash, roar, smash
    I could hear the waves crash against the rocks.

    WAVE + NOUN

    energy, power

    PREP.

    in the ~s
    children playing in the waves
    | on the ~s
    There were seagulls bobbing on the waves.

    PHRASES

    the crash/crashing/lap/lapping of the waves, the crest of a wave
    (often figurative) She is on the crest of a wave at the moment following her Olympic success.

    2 movement of energy

    ADJ.

    electromagnetic, light, radio, seismic, shock, sound

    VERB + WAVE

    emit, generate | deflect

    WAVE + VERB

    bounce off sth, travel
    Sound waves bounce off objects in their path.

    3 increase/spread

    ADJ.

    big, enormous, huge, massive | fresh, new, next, recent | first, second, etc.
    the first wave of immigration in the 1950s
    | crime

    VERB + WAVE

    send
    Hearing the tune again sent waves of longing through her.

    WAVE + VERB

    sweep (over) sth, wash over/through sb/sth
    With the fall of the Bastille in 1789, a wave of euphoria swept over Europe. A wave of relief washed over him as he saw that the children were safe.

    PREP.

    ~ of
    a big wave of refugees

    4 hand movement

    ADJ.

    quick | cheery, friendly | farewell, parting

    VERB + WAVE

    give (sb), return
    I returned his wave and started to walk towards him.

    PREP.

    with a ~ | ~ of
    He dismissed her thanks with a quick wave of the hand.



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