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British English: /ˈrɪp(ə)l/
American English: /ˈrɪpəl/

Translation of ripple in French:


  • 1 (in water, corn, hair) to make ripples in the water
    faire des ondulations dans l'eau
  • 2 (sound) a ripple of applause/laughter
    une cascade d'applaudissements/de rires
  • 3 (repercussion) this measure will send ripples through the economy
    cette mesure aura des répercussions sur l'économie
  • 4 (ice cream)
    glace (f) panachée

transitive verb

  • faire onduler (hair)
    faire des vaguelettes à la surface de (water)
    to ripple one's muscles
    faire saillir ses muscles

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (make waves) se rider
    (make sound) clapoter
    the water rippled down the pane/over the stones
    l'eau coulait sur la vitre/sur les pierres
  • 2
    (hair, fabric)
    applause/laughter rippled through the room
    on entendait des cascades d'applaudissements/de rires dans la salle
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