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Definition of "undulatory" []

  • That undulates, or that causes undulations (adjective)

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Use "undulatory" in a sentence
  • "An _undulatory_ shock consists of one or several waves, the movement to and fro being along a nearly horizontal line; a _subsultory_ shock of movements in a nearly vertical direction; while a _vorticose_ shock consists of undulatory or subsultory movements crossing one another in different directions."
  • "I need hardly point out, that we have evidence in favour of the hypothesis that light is due to some form of periodic wave motion in the Aether, the hypothesis being that known as the undulatory theory."
  • "Newton, was developing another theory which is now known as the undulatory or wave theory."