moving ridge

Definitions of moving ridge
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n one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

Synonyms:
wave
Types:
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breaker, breakers, surf
waves breaking on the shore
backwash, wake
the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
swash
the movement or sound of water
riffle, ripple, rippling, wavelet
a small wave on the surface of a liquid
crestless wave, swell
the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
lift, rise
a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
billow, surge
a large sea wave
tidal wave
a wave resulting from the periodic flow of the tides that is caused by the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun
tidal wave
an unusual (and often destructive) rise of water along the seashore caused by a storm or a combination of wind and high tide
tsunami
a cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption
roll, roller, rolling wave
a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
comber
a long curling sea wave
white horse, whitecap
a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
ground swell, heavy swell
a broad and deep undulation of the ocean
Type of:
motion, movement
a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

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