Definition of undulant in English:

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undulant

Pronunciation: /ˈənjələnt/
/ˈəndyələnt/

adjective

Having a rising and falling motion or appearance like that of waves; undulating.
Example sentences
  • 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
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: un·du·lant

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