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Those ripples are called gravitational waves, or sometimes gravity waves.

In the United States, the news that Kai Sotto, the 65th-ranked player in the high school class of 2020, would be joining the NBA’s G League caused barely a ripple.

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To look past the line-item spending and into the core concern — the economic price tag thrust onto society and its ripple effects.

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If vCA1 cells are the tiny ripples after throwing a rock into water, then the additional wave circuit around them are the rippling waves.

Add gravitons into the mix, however, and you add a new motion on top of the usual ripples in space-time.

Analysts interpreted it as an immediate ripple effect of the newly established US-Cuban détente.

And sending Cary to prison has a ripple effect for all of these characters.

Playing in her yard one day, she saw “a ripple, a disturbance of the air … My first thought is that I have seen the devil.”

The heat creates mirages with waves that ripple through the air.

There was a ripple of assent in the crowd as the word spread.

This was said with a comical air of doubt, and a half smile, which sent a ripple of laughter over the charming face.

All was silent; a fresh breeze swept over the clear lake whose every ripple had the gracious curve of a smile.

He thought he heard the ripple of waves on a sunlit shore, and of wide-spreading trees which grew close to the edge of the sea.

Suddenly it ceased raining; and, looking about them, they saw that the lake was perfectly quiet—not a ripple could be seen.

You see that there the ocean tides and the currents of the river meet and cause a constant ripple.

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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ripple, such as: billow, breaker, crest, curl, fold, and furrow.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.