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Synonyms for wave

Synonyms for wave

to move to and fro vigorously and usually repeatedly

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to wield boldly and dramatically

to have or cause to have a curved or sinuous form or surface

Synonyms for wave

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

something that rises rapidly

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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

signal with the hands or nod


move or swing back and forth

move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

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twist or roll into coils or ringlets

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They hope to discover whether brain waves are specific to visual function or act as a "general clock" for the brain.
The scans found that disturbed brain wave activity lasted for up to an hour after the phone call ended.
Harrington's P300 brain wave didn't respond when he was shown photos of the crime scene.
As the researchers recorded brain waves in the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex during this task, they noticed that the waves occurred at different frequencies depending on whether the correct or incorrect response was given.
The report mentioned that three would be chosen to attend the opening ceremony with one heading on to the pitch to perform the demonstration, adding that the exoskeleton, which contains an electrode-fitted cap to pick up the wearer's brain waves, is powered by a battery for two hours of continuous use.
In the study, computer scientist Stefan Haufe of the Berlin Institute of Technology and his colleagues measured brain wave changes while participants drove in a car simulator.
The new way to connect the brain with the machine works by sending the robot patterns of brain waves taken through an MRI machine normally used in hospitals.
ALCOHOL IMPAIRS SLEEP: A North Carolina study of ferret brain waves has found that the thalamus, a key region of the brain involved in sleep, is particularly sensitive to the presence of alcohol.
Also, brain waves are important for rapid brain communication across large neural distances, coordinating and binding together various mental functions.
Called Brain Waves, the site is accessible from the front page of Cogent's own web site (located at http://www.
When we can help individuals achieve greater balance in the brain - harmonizing their brain waves - the results are pretty close to miraculous.
These quickly changing brain states may be encoded by synchronization of brain waves across different brain regions, according to a new study.
Fraga, an INRS visiting professor specializing in biological signals, Professor Falk used an algorithm that dissects brain waves of varying frequencies.
A sensor the size of a rice grain can detect magnetic fields as small as those produced by brain waves, researchers report.
DISABLED people could soon be using "thinking caps" to power devices using brain waves.