a raised line of water that moves across the surface of the sea, ocean, etc.
Huge waves were breaking on the shore.
Surfers flocked to the beach to ride the waves .
the gentle sound of waves lapping
Children were playing in the waves .
Seagulls bobbed on the waves .
The wind made little waves on the pond.
a sudden increase in a particular activity or feeling
a wave of opposition/protest/violence, etc.
a crime wave
A wave of fear swept over him.
Guilt and horror flooded her in waves .
A wave of panic spread through the crowd.
a large number of people or things suddenly moving or appearing somewhere
Wave after wave of aircraft passed overhead.
臂 / 手 / 身体的动作
movement of arm/hand/body
a movement of your arm and hand from side to side
She declined the offer with a wave of her hand.
He gave us a wave as the bus drove off.
the form that some types of energy such as heat, sound, light, etc. take as they move
if a person's hair has a wave or waves , it is not straight but curls slightly
to be very active in a way that makes people notice you, and that may sometimes cause problems
a situation in which sb is very successful, happy, etc.
to enjoy or be supported by the particular situation or quality mentioned
Schools are riding a wave of renewed public interest.
挥动手 / 臂
to move your hand or arm from side to side in the air in order to attract attention, say hello, etc.
The people on the bus waved and we waved back.
Why did you wave at him?
A man in the water was shouting and waving his arms around frantically.
My mother was crying as I waved her goodbye .
My mother was crying as I waved goodbye to her.
to show where sth is, show sb where to go, etc. by moving your hand in a particular direction
She waved vaguely in the direction of the house.
‘He's over there,’ said Ali, waving a hand towards some trees.
I showed my pass to the security guard and he waved me through.
to hold sth in your hand and move it from side to side
Crowds lined the route, waving flags and cheering.
‘I'm rich!’ she exclaimed, waving the money under his nose.
to move freely and gently, for example in the wind, while one end or side is held in position
The flag waved in the breeze.
to curl slightly
His hair waves naturally.
to make sb's hair curl slightly
She's had her hair waved.
to show your support for your country, an organization or an idea to encourage or persuade others to do the same
to not accept sth because you do not think it is necessary or important
My objections to the plan were waved aside.
to signal to a vehicle or its driver to stop by waving your hand
to wave goodbye to sb as they are leaving