rolling wave

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a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore


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The rolling wave of darkness was intended to boost the environmental movement after disappointing UN talks in Copenhagen in December.
O'Brien had to sit tight on No Panic at the last hurdle as the five-year-old jumped very big and landed awkwardly, before thwarting Rolling Wave.
"The vehicles float on a cushion of magnetism and surfs on a rolling wave of electricity," he said.
It is true that many joined networks to avoid being caught up in the rolling wave of mergers and acquisitions.
He lies prone, waiting for the right rolling wave, and here it comes.
Even small, isolated countries like Bolivia have been affected by the rolling wave of easy credit and bankruptcy.
The company's popular gift box line of 10-flavour, 20-flavour and 40-flavour Jelly Belly boxes feature a rocking and rolling wave of colourful jellybeans on the lid.
"Beginning in New Zealand, this will be a rolling wave of candlelight gatherings that will quickly cross the globe.
The "rolling wave of the frail elderly" into the suburbs is swelling.
Which is where we found what the embalmer'd saved: a rack like a rolling wave, wide as a brag of plenty, a great gray bone of twisted scoops and spears that could catch a whole day's weather.
Released last week The Gloaming Live at the NCH was put together by Thomas Bartlett, the band's producer, who sifted through two years of performances and settled on six tracks: "The Booley House, Cucanandy, The Sailor's Bonnet, The Pilgrim's Song, The Rolling Wave and Fainleog.
Laying into their raucous set, band members Samuel Thomas Fryer, Chilli Jesson, Jeffrey Peter Mayhew and William Martin Doyle had fans dangling like puppets waiting for the next chorus before collapsing onto each other in a half mosh pit, half rolling wave.
Third-placed Themoonandsixpence sets the form in a useful context, and Rolling Wave looked one of the most likely improvers in running on for fourth.
"The rolling wave of speculation has given bitcoin a huge amount of momentum, a snowball effect that may be melted when the cryptocurrency's futures are launched in a few weeks."