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

Translation of ripple in German:

noun

  • 1
    (small wave) kleine Welle
    the breeze sent ripples along the surface
    die Brise kräuselte die Oberfläche
  • 2 (sound)a ripple of applause/laughter
    kurzer Beifall/ein perlendes Lachen
  • 3
    (Electricity)
    leichte [Strom]schwankung

intransitive verb

  • 1 (form ripples)
    (See)
    sich kräuseln
    (Muskeln)
    spielen
  • 2 (flow)
    (Welle)
    plätschern
    (Bach)
    in kleinen Wellen fließen

transitive verb

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