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synonyms for waviness

  • fluctuation
  • roll
  • sway
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How to use waviness in a sentence

It is finer in quality and possesses more waviness, which is a help in the process of spinning.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
In many minds the Louis XV period is associated with a general waviness of line and excess of carving.
THE DECORATION OF HOUSESEDITH WHARTON
The coat is usually a shade of brown, sometimes greyish, fairly bright and with a suggestion of waviness.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
As to waviness of the hair, I have observed it rarely among the Manbos to which this paper refers.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
His hair was dark, with an inclination—sternly repressed—to waviness above the forehead.
THE TIDAL WAVE AND OTHER STORIESETHEL MAY DELL
The waviness of wool is due to the spiral structure of the fibers.
HANDICRAFT FOR GIRLSIDABELLE MCGLAUFLIN
It is distinguished by its waviness and the scaly covering of the fibers.
HANDICRAFT FOR GIRLSIDABELLE MCGLAUFLIN
In spinning the threads are held together by their scales and the waviness of the fiber which prevents them from untwisting.
HANDICRAFT FOR GIRLSIDABELLE MCGLAUFLIN
Hair—Appears to be straight in most cases, but being cut short a slight waviness might not be noticed.
THE TINGUIANFAY-COOPER COLE
From the waviness of many of the lines which should be straight, we think this print must be from an engraving on metal.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOOD-ENGRAVING FROM ITS INVENTIONJOSEPH CUNDALL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WAVINESS

  • fluctuation
  • roll
  • sway
  • waviness
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