Definition of undulant in English:

undulant

Syllabification: un·du·lant
Pronunciation: /ˈənjələnt, ˈəndyə-
 
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adjective

  • Having a rising and falling motion or appearance like that of waves; undulating.
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    • Untreated, the fever becomes undulant (up for weeks and gone for weeks), patients spend three months in the hospital and 2% die.
    • I fin out into the undulant, pellucid sea to ‘just look.’
    • The tablets have the same dimensions, the same undulant surfaces and similar colors, but they are entirely different in tactility and visual weight.

Derivatives

undulance

noun
More example sentences
  • Still, the performances were admirable for their lilting rhythmic undulance and sensitivity.
  • The undulance is more remarkable on a back and torso.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin undulant- 'moving like a wave', from the verb undulare.

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