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wave machine

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Definition of wave machine in English:

noun

A machine that creates waves in the water in a swimming pool.
Example sentences
  • He has recently been consulted on an embryonic project to put a wave machine into a water park in Strathclyde Park.
  • The mansion, with a white-sand swimming pool and wave machine, is named after the famous central Philippine beach resort called in many travel books ‘the best beach in the world’ for its 4-kilometer stretch of powdery white sand.
  • The devastating tsunami was a direct consequence of the earthquake, which caused movement of the seafloor all along the length of the rupture, like a huge wave machine.

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