wave vs waive

wave waive

Definitions

  • 1) A rising trend that involves large numbers of individuals.
  • 2) A curve or succession of curves, as in the hair.
  • 3) A disturbance that travels through a medium. Energy is transferred by a wave from one region of the medium to another without causing any permanent displacement of the medium.
  • 4) A movement up and down or back and forth.
  • 5) A graphic representation of the variation of such a disturbance with time.
  • 6) A ridge or swell moving through or along the surface of a large body of water.
  • 7) A moving curve or succession of curves in or on a surface; an undulation.
  • 8) A maneuver in which fans at a sports event simulate an ocean wave by rising quickly in sequence with arms upraised and then quickly sitting down again in a continuous rolling motion.
  • 9) Something that suggests the form and motion of a wave in the sea, especially.
  • 10) The sea.
  • 11) A surge or rush, as of sensation.
  • 12) A single cycle of a periodic wave.
  • 13) One of a succession of mass movements.
  • 14) A widespread, persistent meteorological condition, especially of temperature.
  • 15) A sudden great rise, as in activity or intensity.
  • 16) A curved shape, outline, or pattern.
  • 17) A small ridge or swell moving across the interface of two fluids and dependent on surface tension.
  • 18) A form assumed by parts of a body which are out of equilibrium, such that as fast as the particles return they are replaced by others moving into neighboring positions of stress, so that the whole disturbance is continually propagated into new parts of the body while preserving more or less perfectly the same shape and other characters.
  • 19) One of a series of curves in a waving line, or of ridges in a furrowed surface; an undulation; a swell.
  • 20) Figuratively, a flood, influx, or rush of anything, marked by unusual volume, extent, uprising. etc., and thus contrasted with preceding and following periods of the opposite character; something that swells like a sea-wave at recurring intervals; often, a period of intensity, activity, or important results: as, a wave of religious enthusiasm; waves of prosperity.
  • 21) A manufacturers' name for a defect in articles of glass, consisting in a slightly protuberant ridge on the surface due to the glass having cooled irregularly and too much before blowing.
  • 22) Water; a stream; the sea.
  • 23) A disturbance of the surface of a body in the form of a ridge and trough, propagated by forces tending to restore the surface to its figure of equilibrium, the particles not advancing with the wave.
  • 24) To move or swing as in giving a signal: synonym: flourish.
  • 25) To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
  • 26) To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand.
  • 27) To signal or express by waving the hand or an object held in the hand.
  • 28) To signal (a person) by using the hand to move in a specified direction.
  • 29) To arrange into curves, curls, or undulations.
  • 30) To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly.
  • 31) To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl.

Definitions

  • 1) Obsolete form of waif.
  • 2) obsolete, law A woman put out of the protection of the law; an outlawed woman.
  • 3) obsolete A waif; a castaway.
  • 4) (O. Eng. Law) A woman put out of the protection of the law. See Waive, v. t., 3 (b), and the Note.
  • 5) In law, a woman put out of the protection of the law.
  • 6) A waif; a poor homeless wretch; a castaway.
  • 7) transitive, law To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
  • 8) obsolete To outlaw (someone).
  • 9) obsolete To move from side to side; to sway.
  • 10) intransitive, obsolete To stray, wander.
  • 11) obsolete To abandon, give up (someone or something).
  • 12) To put aside, avoid.
  • 13) do without or cease to hold or adhere to
  • 14) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
  • 15) Todepart;deviate.
  • 16) Inlaw:
  • 17) obsolete To turn aside; to recede.
  • 18) To give up (a claim or right, for example) voluntarily; relinquish. synonym: relinquish.
  • 19) To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with.
  • 20) To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone.
  • 21) Sports To place (a player) on waivers.
  • 22) (O. Eng. Law) To desert; to abandon.
  • 23) To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses.
  • 24) To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego.
  • 25) To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.

Examples

  • 1) They suggested if she was having difficulties she would be waving her arms about more.
  • 2) But that is the sort of offence which should have been waved away.
  • 3) wave a hand and it might display your messages.
  • 4) The rapid waves of cold air are pushed upwards by the mountains into the stratosphere.
  • 5) He declined to hold his mother's hand and looked awkward while waving to the crowds.
  • 6) I feel a sudden wave of anxiety.
  • 7) Rather than detecting reflected light waves to see objects, bats send out ultrasound waves and use the reflected sound to work out where things are.
  • 8) Photographs and video footage from the scene showed charred lorries, their frames buckled by blast waves and intense heat, and punctured by shrapnel.
  • 9) Then he waved the tablet again and said it was free that day.
  • 10) Why are there no good panel shows on medium wave radio?
  • 11) She waved and the crowd waved back.
  • 12) wave energy is another promising source of power.
  • 13) Here comes the opening double bill of yet another wave of space monsters.
  • 14) The limit on light waves is much higher.
  • 15) Then some people ran around waving big flags.
  • 16) No heat wave before or since has come anywhere near this.
  • 17) She stopped me with a wave of her hand.
  • 18) They flaunted painted lips and waved hair and worked as hard as the men.
  • 19) Your brain and brain waves are also affected.
  • 20) This is a region where both kinds of earthquake waves are slowed down.
  • 21) Imperial should be able to capitalise on its sudden wave of interest to command a decent price.
  • 22) England stayed on the field to wave to the fans but most had already left.
  • 23) This produces sound waves in the air that the ear perceives as bass frequencies.
  • 24) They were unable to slither and waved from side to side without going anywhere.
  • 25) With the help of the wind and the waves the riches of the sea are brought ashore.
  • 26) The man waved the bag again and stepped to the right.
  • 27) Now she is about to make waves in the world of consumer credit.
  • 28) Overseas services of some other countries can be picked up on medium or short wave.
  • 29) Neither did his farewell waves to the crowd.
  • 30) He wants more offshore wind farms and wave energy schemes.
  • 31) He feels safer here, less likely to be taken away by a wave.
  • 32) Back then, when light was thought to be a kind of wave in space, this was a deeply disturbing and radical idea.
  • 33) IMPORT:transormers nerrd seriously if he takes another and full of classic transformers and throws them in a desert i will be very upset, completely ignoring their story lines and introducing sound wave was a big mistake because of the first film "TRANSFORMERS"not G-1 pushed frenzy in with out bringing in sound wave_ rewrite the script before you make the film, ask a couple of original TF fans if it works out, not your toilet_anyway all we can do is wait nothing more nothing less OR go to his house with a stack of vhs tapes of the original series and a box of marvel comics,trans formers spotlight comics.
  • 34) But even Wilson, in spite of himself, was caught in the word wave of the moment, introducing in his work such now-familiar made-in-Ancient-Greek ideas as metaphor, allegory, image, and of course rhetorique itself, his Renaissance English for rhetoric.
  • 35) As you can see it still needs some work – the repetitive sin wave is far too obvious at this scale – but the function is actually very flexible and after some experimentation with values and some more variation I think it will be fine.
  • 36) Martha Coakley, the Democrat was 30 points ahead in the early polls, and I don't think that she saw the title wave of discontent that was coming, that Scott Brown, the Republican is riding so effectively.
  • 37) As a narrative idea, Roth's latest brain wave is down there with the one animating The Breast (1972) — perhaps even lower, because at least the Breast had Kafka's cockroach for a predecessor.
  • 38) The motion of the surface of the sea falls within that formula, and hence is a special variety of wave motion, and the term wave has acquired in popular use this signification and nothing else.
  • 39) • To summarize, the term wave implies three general notions: vibrations in time, disturbances in space, and moving disturbances in space-time associated with the transfer / transformation of energy.
  • 40) GINGRICH: If we had Mayor Giuliani for governor and we had Governor Pataki for senator we would be a large step toward the title wave which would make 2010 comparable to 1994.
  • 41) ‘I saw her mom's face looking from the window and I waved, but she disappeared behind the curtain.’
  • 42) ‘I waved out the window to my friends, dreading the conversation I was going to have with my parents when I got home.’
  • 43) ‘His eyes caught sight of Henry standing behind the window, and he waved cheerfully at him as well.’
  • 44) ‘I found Jeremy sitting at one of the tables by the lunch room window and waved.’
  • 45) ‘I would see the old woman, sometimes, from the window: she would wave to us.’
  • 46) ‘He didn't come out, he didn't wave or slide the window open to yell for me.’
  • 47) ‘Don't encourage your children to wave from the windows, as they might try to climb up when you're out of the room.’
  • 48) ‘A pretty red-haired girl waved frantically to catch Allyson's attention from the school's parking lot.’
  • 49) ‘She pretended she didn't understand the gesture, and cheerfully waved back.’
  • 50) ‘He waved to me as he began to jog away, and I cheerfully waved back.’
  • 51) ‘The great man waved to the crowds in the main grandstand, and gentle applause wafted back at him.’
  • 52) ‘I waved over my shoulder as I made my way towards the school library.’
  • 53) ‘She waved over her shoulder as she walked out of the hospital room.’
  • 54) ‘She caught sight of him and waved with a huge smile plastered on her face.’
  • 55) ‘I absently waved with a smile and continued to stare at my schedule.’
  • 56) ‘A woman got out and waved in his direction, then started toward the gate.’
  • 57) ‘The little figure on the monitor was waving directly at the camera.’
  • 58) ‘He walked me home and waited until I waved from my window to leave.’
  • 59) ‘The castle was tall and wide with bright decorations and people waving from the small windows.’
  • 60) ‘Her friends waved from the windows as she giggled with glee.’
  • 61) ‘Chad smiled and waved his hand, shaking his head.’
  • 62) ‘As you sing the song the next time, you wave your left hand in time with the music.’
  • 63) ‘They have no use for the dignified thumb sign, but wave their hands recklessly in an attempt to attract the rider and somehow get him to stop.’
  • 64) ‘All of a sudden, out of the very depths of the monument a little wiry man jumped out waving his hands about a lot.’
  • 65) ‘This is undoubtedly a good thing, as it allows him to wave his arms about and shout with little danger of catching innocent bystanders on the chin.’
  • 66) ‘Even before birth, babies repeatedly kick their legs, wave their arms, and bring their hands to the mouth.’
  • 67) ‘‘No, no,’ he demurs, waving his hands in front of his face.’
  • 68) ‘Everyone is waving their arms and talking at once.’
  • 69) ‘The men were frantically waving their arms around to indicate they were in distress.’
  • 70) ‘Flags were waved, arms punched the air.’
  • 71) ‘They started cheering madly waving their school flags as well.’
  • 72) ‘A small group of protesters waved placards and shouted slogans before fighting with police.’
  • 73) ‘I stared at the cigarette the girl was waving in front of my face.’
  • 74) ‘The physician merely waves an electronic wand in front of the patient's chest.’
  • 75) ‘A man said that as he turned onto Buckley Road, a bearded man waved his fist and scared him.’
  • 76) ‘To the bitter end he kept waving under her nose a brochure of their dream house across town.’
  • 77) ‘Her eyelids open even more as she struggles to focus on what I'm waving under her nose.’
  • 78) ‘Later she went on a walkabout from Durham Market Place to Millennium Place where people, cheering and waving Union Jacks, packed the pavements to see her.’
  • 79) ‘Soldiers seemed to be dropping the second as she waved the staff, moving gracefully around the dock.’
  • 80) ‘She does her normal move of waving her fan and producing a wall of spikes to kill her enemy.’
  • 81) ‘As he passed, merchants and shoppers smiled and waved their greetings.’
  • 82) ‘There are ready smiles from residents who wave their greetings as we eventually head off the road and towards a small clutch of humble wooden dwellings.’
  • 83) ‘I waved greetings in the general direction of the blokes, and smiled at the girls.’
  • 84) ‘Jason called back, waving a greeting simultaneously.’
  • 85) ‘The villagers all line the dock, tears welling in their respective eyes, waving a mournful farewell to the departing sailors.’
  • 86) ‘She waves a wistful goodbye to him and blows him a kiss.’
  • 87) ‘Leaving their hotel room to go to the Peppermint Lounge, the lads wave a sweet goodbye to the two-man camera crew.’
  • 88) ‘But for today you wave a sad farewell as it floats back off into the night sky.’
  • 89) ‘Sky says she will see them all next week and waves them good bye.’
  • 90) ‘With the reassurance it would be no challenge for people who had made treks in the Himalayas, she waved them goodbye.’
  • 91) ‘A new survey reveals that less than a quarter of people wait on the platform to wave their loved one farewell until the train has pulled out.’
  • 92) ‘Raine turned to leave, waving her boss good-bye as she wobbled like a goose towards the frost-lined door of the small book-store.’
  • 93) ‘‘You look adorable in that shirt,’ she said before waving an enthusiastic goodbye.’
  • 94) ‘Lucie and Manfred were standing nearby, waving the general good-bye.’
  • 95) ‘Gwen hopped up the steps, waving her farewells to her fellow classmates.’
  • 96) ‘Felix looked back to Joel, waving a good bye as they disappeared into their different classrooms.’
  • 97) ‘He looked back at the at the shop, waving a final goodbye as they rode away.’
  • 98) ‘She was waving her goodbyes like a queen leaving her loving subject.’
  • 99) ‘I pass Peggy on the way out; she waves a quick goodbye and then continues talking on the phone.’
  • 100) ‘The next scene finds an elderly man driving through Nazareth waving hello to passers-by while insulting them under his breath.’
  • 101) ‘Along the way all the commissars move over and wave us by.’
  • 102) ‘One of the nearby guards stepped forward with his weapon brandished, but she waved him back.’
  • 103) ‘Police were running from the scene and waving people away.’
  • 104) ‘The secretary waves the Captain into the Director's office.’
  • 105) ‘She waved his family in and explained what all the instruments were.’
  • 106) ‘She waved the people away with a small smile, telling them that she was fine and didn't need any help at all.’
  • 107) ‘For example, guards may wave people they know through, leaving no record of who is in the facility.’
  • 108) ‘Mr. Lawson our director comes out at that moment and waves me over.’
  • 109) ‘But this visit wasn't on my behalf; Aaron left me at the door and moved toward a table of other vampires who waved him over.’
  • 110) ‘He stood away from the doorframe and moved further into the room when Joshua waved him over.’
  • 111) ‘The men wouldn't let me close to him, waving me away.’
  • 112) ‘She motioned the next person forward while waving him off.’
  • 113) ‘At every intersection, in every town, there was a traffic policeman or two, waving us on.’
  • 114) ‘He waves the men - his bodyguards, or so it would seem - away, and motions for me to sit.’
  • 115) ‘When he stops to ask my compartment for money, the woman opposite waves him away.’
  • 116) ‘I nodded and offered to help but he waved me away.’
  • 117) ‘Davis agreed, and both men were waved past a metal detector.’
  • 118) ‘I waved him back down into his seat and gave Arlene a glare.’
  • 119) ‘Jefferson waved him away and rubbed his aching temples.’
  • 120) ‘Once the Garda driver showed his badge he was waved on.’
  • 121) ‘Jamie lifted his head and looked at the green tent as it flapped and waved in the wind and rain.’
  • 122) ‘You could barely see the folk for the flags waving.’
  • 123) ‘And there's American flags waving in the background, and plenty of 'em.’
  • 124) ‘Motorcycles and cars roam the streets with palm-sized Indonesian flags waving.’
  • 125) ‘Flags waving in St Peter's Square ranged from Poland to Mexico, Taiwan to Lebanon.’
  • 126) ‘Furthermore, this portrait symbolizes the patriotism felt in this country with the three American flags waving in the background.’
  • 127) ‘Sure enough, the flags waving high in the streets of the city bore the crest of Northwind, where Jessie's husband, Ben, was Duke.’
  • 128) ‘Dozens of turrets and towers jutted into the painted sky, black-and-violet flags waving from their tops.’
  • 129) ‘Its gun-ports were visible even at this distance, and a flag, unidentifiable, waved defiantly atop the mainmast.’
  • 130) ‘Ribbons and flags of silver waved in the soft warm breeze.’
  • 131) ‘A few flags waved from their poles, sporting the Institution's signature colors - maroon and white.’
  • 132) ‘She cried out, her arms waving frantically in the air as she sought to keep her balance.’
  • 133) ‘My long hair waved wildly in the light breeze that was blowing.’
  • 134) ‘Banners and purple flags waved in the brisk cold breeze.’
  • 135) ‘His blue hair waved slightly in the wind.’
  • 136) ‘He saw the yellow and black police tape waving eerily in the strong wind.’
  • 137) ‘The rolling hills stretched out before them, the grass waving in the wind.’
  • 138) ‘His dark hair fell to his shoulders, waving slightly in the breeze.’
  • 139) ‘He turned to face Mindy, her ravishing, long brown hair waving in the slight breeze.’
  • 140) ‘When they were closer, I could see the way his pale hair waved in the slight breeze, which only served to make me feel even colder.’
  • 141) ‘For the model above the hair was waved with a stacked perm at the back of the neck to get volume up to the occipital bone, and layered and textured through the front.’
  • 142) ‘She wore, black strappy high heeled sandals and her long dark hair was waved to perfection.’
  • 143) ‘He was in his forties, she guessed, with thick, dark, waved hair and big baby-blue eyes.’
  • 144) ‘The smile on Tory's face dwindled, and he nodded as he ran a hand through his softly waved blonde hair.’
  • 145) ‘Her red hair waved in short curls around the small face and Lully's baby fat made her features look even more human.’
  • 146) ‘Most of my hair was waving down my shoulders in soft waves, shining with the golden sheer cloth hanging all around.’
  • 147) ‘Her reddish-golden hair was waving around past her shoulders, and shining as usual.’
  • 148) ‘Turning his head down, golden hair waving atop his head, he spit out an apple seed.’
  • 149) ‘Free-flowing golden brown hair waved gently over her shoulders.’
  • 150) ‘Her shoulder length brown hair waved around her bare shoulders.’
  • 151) ‘Her long red hair waved down her back and her huge brown eyes glinted in the mirror.’
  • 152) ‘Her golden hair waved gently down her back and she walked with a suggestive sway, perfected by few women.’
  • 153) ‘The teacher was short with curly brown hair waving down to her shoulders, but she looked extremely strict for her type.’
  • 154) ‘His light brown hair waved back almost to his shoulders while still puffing outward slightly.’
  • 155) ‘She had dark ebony hair that waved down to the end of her shoulders.’
  • 156) ‘He had anticipated this move though for as soon as she broke the surface a wave of water hit her.’
  • 157) ‘The sound of the waves breaking on the shore is a fine way to fall asleep.’
  • 158) ‘We went to the beach and watched the dull grey waves slam the white shore.’
  • 159) ‘Its job is to return to the sea the water that comes to shore with the breaking waves.’
  • 160) ‘A calmer Maracas Bay enticed these men into its waters yesterday, even though two days before bathers scampered for safety as massive waves crashed on the shore.’
  • 161) ‘Huge waves slammed into the shores of remote, north-east coast village two weeks ago, destroying its thriving fishing industry.’
  • 162) ‘I remembered the young soldier on the cliff top standing with me in silence as we looked down at the peaceful waves lapping the shore beneath us.’
  • 163) ‘The waves hammering the shore cause the bulk of the damage in a hurricane landfall.’
  • 164) ‘As a large wave approaches the shore, the two take off in a race for the beach.’
  • 165) ‘As he posed for photographs near the shore a huge wave knocked him from his perch and almost carried him out to sea.’
  • 166) ‘We waded near the shore and the waves would come and knock her over.’
  • 167) ‘Just listen to the song of the lark, the lapping of the waves on the shore.’
  • 168) ‘The image of a pristine island - azure waves lapping at the shore, palm trees silhouetted in the setting sun - is synonymous with paradise.’
  • 169) ‘It was the voices of a thousand songbirds, of waves lapping against the shore, and of a pack of wolves, mourning the loss of their leader.’
  • 170) ‘It's high tide, so the sea in its surfeit doesn't pound itself against the shore but sends its waves softly like gulls gliding.’
  • 171) ‘Above him, sea birds wheeled and called and although he couldn't see a beach, he could hear the gentle wash of waves on the shore.’
  • 172) ‘The waves climb up the shore only to retreat back to their haven.’
  • 173) ‘More remarkably, fish actually emerge from the ocean, riding high waves onto shore to spawn on the sandy beaches.’
  • 174) ‘The only sound she could hear was the ocean waves crashing down on the sand.’
  • 175) ‘The wooden hulls of the canoes would have bobbed on the desert of water, lapped by waves repeating and repeating the vastness of the earth in soft undulations.’
  • 176) ‘Occasionally, we would jump in to the salt water and bob about in the waves to cool off.’
  • 177) ‘After a short but thorough lesson on handling our craft we were away, bobbing through the gentle waves.’
  • 178) ‘As we left Stavanger behind, we moved out of the shelter of the Sande headland into open water and the full force of the waves hit us, rocking our little boat like a piece of matchwood.’
  • 179) ‘There was a loud splash as the anchor fell into the shallow waters, dragging a large rope tethered behind it and slowing the boat as it bobbed upon the waves like a toy.’
  • 180) ‘The artist had been set afloat at sea in a large clear bubble, naked, as several other empty bubbles bobbed on the waves around him.’
  • 181) ‘I was first confused, then enraged, as he bobbed in the waves repeating his taunting question.’
  • 182) ‘This powerful two-hander set on the open waves chilled me to the bone.’
  • 183) ‘Closest the Loyalty, her brother's ship, bobbed with the gentle waves of the harbor.’
  • 184) ‘Clothing, bits and pieces of wood and fiberglass swirled and bobbed on the waves.’
  • 185) ‘Just over an hour into the battle a strange alien-like object surfaced about thirty yards from the boat and bobbed on the waves.’
  • 186) ‘The tide slapped against the dock wall, and seagulls croaked as they bobbed on the waves, or flew above their heads.’
  • 187) ‘The sun would be shimmering on the gently rolling waves and fishing boats would be bobbing in the water.’
  • 188) ‘The ship bobbed on the waves, without any of the sudden heaving that it had been accustomed to so far into the trip.’
  • 189) ‘The roar of a sharp, white speedboat woke him as it skipped across the waves, out past the children bobbing in inflatable rubber rings.’
  • 190) ‘They are light seaworthy craft without a keel which ride large ocean waves and skim up shallow rivers.’
  • 191) ‘We waded across to Witch Island, the warm waves gently lapping our legs.’
  • 192) ‘Four rigid-inflatable boats then went after the merchant vessel, zipping across the waves until they pulled level on the starboard side.’
  • 193) ‘Once in the water, the upswept bow and flared sides allow it to handle waves while the shallow arc bottom provides stability.’
  • 194) ‘The superstructure was built atop several huge columns, criss-crossed with stabilising struts, protruding from the waves.’
  • 195) ‘It stretches in concrete waves over the horizon and Kaliningrad is its greatest monumental evocation.’
  • 196) ‘At the mine, a path leads into cloudforest, and along the way I can see over waves of razor-sharp ridges into South America.’
  • 197) ‘The plains spread out below beyond waves of barren ridges and Junagadh, too, was clearly visible.’
  • 198) ‘The long ripened grass rippled in waves for miles along the undulating countryside.’
  • 199) ‘In fact on the rare occasions when she did unbraid her dark blonde tresses they flowed down her back in a rippling wave, permanently creased from the braiding.’
  • 200) ‘So will one the features of this new age - in addition to the welcome growth in sexual openness - be a terrible wave of increased sexual assaults?’
  • 201) ‘Momentum was increased by a fresh wave of Russian pogroms in 1903.’
  • 202) ‘The United States also pledged $350m to help tsunami victims, a tenfold increase over its first wave of aid.’
  • 203) ‘Did you never wonder what these sudden waves of mass hysteria were about?’
  • 204) ‘Their plans sent the first wave of bright-eyed immigrants back to Palestine in 1881.’
  • 205) ‘The upward tendency in arms exports has generated a new wave of company mergers, especially in the aerospace industry.’
  • 206) ‘In a dynamic, innovative economy, these forces unleash waves upon waves of change.’
  • 207) ‘waves of energy arrive, waves upon waves of sadness, of despair.’
  • 208) ‘Discussions with school officials indicate that waves of immigration differ for the ethnic groups.’
  • 209) ‘waves of immigrants began to flow into Mauritania in the third century AD.’
  • 210) ‘Plans to lift prices earlier this year were postponed after a wave of protests.’
  • 211) ‘But the enduring depression led to a wave of negative equity.’
  • 212) ‘The immigration waves that have shaped so much of the city's personality have created a series of villages.’
  • 213) ‘Less restraint was shown in bygone days, when shark attacks sometimes inspired mass waves of indiscriminate killing.’
  • 214) ‘After the mid-19th century there was a wave of mass migration of poor Europeans to North America, and to other colonies, such as Brazil and South Africa.’
  • 215) ‘Kris burst into a fresh wave of sobs as she collapsed in Mike's arms.’
  • 216) ‘This latest wave of violence is being looked at very closely.’
  • 217) ‘And this latest wave of complaints about the behavior won't be the last.’
  • 218) ‘But I'll tell you, it hasn't stopped this wave of illegal immigration.’
  • 219) ‘It was a scene repeated at polling stations across America last week as an unprecedented wave of early voting signalled a potentially sharp rise in overall turnout.’
  • 220) ‘The bartender will acknowledge this with a similar gesture or a wave.’
  • 221) ‘She acknowledged the kind gesture with a wave and a smile.’
  • 222) ‘She acknowledged the gesture with a wave of her own.’
  • 223) ‘His every step all day was taken to applause acknowledged with a thumbs-up gesture, a wave, a nod.’
  • 224) ‘We greeted each other with a wave and I gestured for him to look at the door.’
  • 225) ‘Seeing that Christian is now awake, Lucas gives a small wave, gesturing for the younger boy to open the window.’
  • 226) ‘The group use the hand waves to signal their agreement or disagreement, and a minute-taker speaks only to clarify points raised.’
  • 227) ‘‘Your Majesty,’ she began, but he cut her off with a gesture, a wave of a hand that was clearly royal.’
  • 228) ‘His soft brown eyes slowly drifted to meet my very confused and puzzled gaze and with a simple wave of the hand gestured for me to take a seat.’
  • 229) ‘She practiced her scripted greeting as well as her waves and hand gestures, making sure that every word and every single detail was downright perfect.’
  • 230) ‘He shook hands and gave his typical wave and victory sign.’
  • 231) ‘With a wave Patric walked casually outside the store and found a small bench on the other side of this ornamental bush where he sat himself down.’
  • 232) ‘Then with a small wave, he walked down the hallway and out the door.’
  • 233) ‘She tried to smile warmly at him, but it turned more into a grimace, so she sufficed with a simple wave before walking on.’
  • 234) ‘He gave me a small wave and walked back to his beat up little station wagon.’
  • 235) ‘However he did say a brief hello to everyone and had friendly waves and handshakes for all.’
  • 236) ‘On the way back from the bathroom I have to pass by them he catches my eye and smiles so I just give a little wave and keep walking as I don't want to interrupt his picking up.’
  • 237) ‘I wave back - then worry about the manner of the wave.’
  • 238) ‘From the opening handshake to the final wave, Tabby did most of the talking and came across as a genuinely charming character.’
  • 239) ‘Mr. Krupp made a dismissive wave of his hand, as if to quiet his wife.’
  • 240) ‘His unruly dark waves of hair had been blowing across his forehead.’
  • 241) ‘Everyone knew her hair dried in loose waves, which would shine from all of the delicate oils.’
  • 242) ‘To avoid tangling and to maintain waves, cover hair with a bonnet at night.’
  • 243) ‘Black, glossy waves of hair brushed her bare shoulders.’
  • 244) ‘I was a mess with my waves slightly frizzy and up in a messy bun, lip gloss only and black circles under my eyes, fairly baggy faded blue jeans, and a black hoody.’
  • 245) ‘Her eyes seemed to glow bright amber, and her dark hair fell across her back and shoulders in unruly waves.’
  • 246) ‘My super long (hip length) dark brown hair cascades out down my shoulders and back settling in waves and ringlets all about.’
  • 247) ‘Her glistening blue eyes shone in his mind, and the waves of curled red locks that fell constantly into those sapphire gems trailed across his vision.’
  • 248) ‘She recognized the shaggy brown locks that fell in waves around his boyish face, belying the fact that he was her senior by a handful of years.’
  • 249) ‘Dark raven locks fell in soft waves upon his shoulders.’
  • 250) ‘I made it a quick one, not the long soak I was dying to have, and dried my hair into soft waves.’
  • 251) ‘Her long platinum blond hair fell in large waves to the small of her back.’
  • 252) ‘Her sun-kissed shoulders peeked out from under the waves of tresses, obviously more than a few shades lighter than Rae's.’
  • 253) ‘His dirty blonde waves of hair were tousled slightly and his tan arms were smudged with grease and dirt, but he still had me drawn.’
  • 254) ‘If you wish to have a slight wave to the hair instead of lots of volume, use a curling iron or Velcro rollers to achieve a delicate wave.’
  • 255) ‘In disregard for the current fashion, she wore her hair in loose golden waves and opted for sleeker skirts than the huge domed tents that were in style.’
  • 256) ‘But Serena was already asleep, her hair cascading down in waves.’
  • 257) ‘He had waves in his hair, a nice deep chocolate color.’
  • 258) ‘The woman chuckled and shook her head, her chestnut brown waves of hair falling over her shoulders.’
  • 259) ‘Anyway, I didn't quite succeed at getting those stupid waves out of my hair, so I tied it up.’
  • 260) ‘Her long dark blonde hair had a natural wave and hung half to her waist.’
  • 261) ‘We finger-styled Tamara's hair fresh out of the shower, coaxing out the natural wave in her otherwise pin-straight hair.’
  • 262) ‘Standing at well over six feet, he had long, dark hair with a slight wave to it that just brushed his shoulders.’
  • 263) ‘I have a slight wave in my hair so it looks choppy when it is roughly cut.’
  • 264) ‘Her hair had a slight wave to it from it always being in a ponytail.’
  • 265) ‘It is straight and flat with no curl, but may have a slight wave.’
  • 266) ‘Sure, my outfit was great and my hair held a natural wave that I didn't want to mess with.’
  • 267) ‘Applied to wet hair, it stretches out the wave to mimic the texture of relaxed hair.’
  • 268) ‘They had styled my hair by blowing it out straight so that even the ends were perfect without any of my natural wave or curl.’
  • 269) ‘It ‘gave a rotundity to my person, a wave and curl to my hair, and perhaps led me to fancy pictorial illustration and flaming colours’.’
  • 270) ‘He was clean shaven, had dark hair which was around one-and-a-half inches long with a slight wave, and was wearing a black hooded top with black jeans.’
  • 271) ‘Her hair was white-blonde with a slight wave and she had sky blue eyes.’
  • 272) ‘Song production clearly involves some metabolic cost to a bird because energy is transmitted to the surroundings in the form of sound pressure waves.’
  • 273) ‘This imbalance creates pressure waves which propagate through the early universe.’
  • 274) ‘Only in three dimensions can waves propagate in an undistorted and reverberation-free fashion.’
  • 275) ‘Sound is a wave of compression and rarefaction in air.’
  • 276) ‘The flight tests showed by designing the aircraft to a specific shape, the pressure waves can be kept from merging.’
  • 277) ‘The shape, size, and configuration of the transmitting antenna defines the wave frequency and the shape of the transmitted wave.’
  • 278) ‘Information lies in the frequency and amplitude of the waves recorded in different channels.’
  • 279) ‘When cornering the first one we found out that when the tracking device was positioned in between the two signals that the wave was disrupted.’
  • 280) ‘To transmit energy or a signal, the waves must come in a range of frequencies, which combine to form packets.’
  • 281) ‘We know that radio waves and waves of all kinds of frequencies are constantly going through our bodies.’

Examples

  • 1) Does the woman have to waive her right to anonymity?
  • 2) He has waived a bonus and salary increase, though he is still forecast to earn about 1.3 million.
  • 3) Many main board bankers have waived bonuses.
  • 4) You agree to waive your moral rights.
  • 5) Victims were told to waive their right to take legal action in return for small compensation payments.
  • 6) He waived his bonus last year but has a total potential package of more than 7 million.
  • 7) Neither would waive that right or take 50 per cent pay cuts to stay.
  • 8) The apparent contradiction has been justified by the voluntary waiving of the right to fight alongside partners and to come to their aid when needed.
  • 9) While some banks may waive the penalty the first time you overspend, they are unlikely to do so regularly.
  • 10) It is paying your 500 claim and has waived the 35 excess.
  • 11) Having waived any claims to a bonus, he will stay on until January to advise on the sale.
  • 12) But he has decided not to waive a long-term bonus that could be worth up to 5.4 million this year.
  • 13) I am very pleased to say that the bank has now agreed to waive the full penalty and not to ask you for any extra interest either.
  • 14) If they filed soon after and have a reasonable excuse, we will almost certainly look at waiving the 100 penalty they have incurred.
  • 15) If Ray Whitney and Niclas Wallin waive their no-trade clauses, the Hurricanes will be able to pick up prospects and/or draft picks.
  • 16) Here’s the next one: From July 7 to 31, listings for goods starting under 99 cents again waive the insertion fee.
  • 17) Because there are several layers of appeal he can go through if he does not waive, that is our understanding also.
  • 18) Does it give Bush the power to "waive" the benchmarks if he determines that a "crisis" exists?
  • 19) Just extend your middle finger and "waive" them away! '
  • 20) Never mind that I am not trying to "waive" anything, I am simply trying to get Direct TV to comply with what they had already stated.
  • 21) This flew in the face of the simple fact that no bill at all would have been better than this one, not to mention that the bill promoted the theft of Iraq's oil, failed to use the power of the purse to end the war, and allowed Bush to "waive" other measures he might not like.
  • 22) They (Retention Department), it turns out, were not willing to do anything for me short canceling my service (all the while telling me how they were willing to "waive" any penalty for cancellation).
  • 23) The House legislation and the upcoming Senate bill contain points of accountability which are in the form of reporting requirements for Bush and the prospect that he could 'waive' the withdrawal provisions for a limited time and mission in the name of national security or a threat from al-Qaeda in Iraq.
  • 24) Just extend your middle finger and 'waive' them away!
  • 25) ‘Before that could go ahead, she had to sign legal documents waiving any right of recompense should the surgery go wrong.’
  • 26) ‘He said he would waive claims against the government if the authorities agreed to this figure.’
  • 27) ‘The Duke spares Shylock's life and offers to waive the state's claim to half Shylock's wealth, requiring only a fine.’
  • 28) ‘National Grid was urged today to ‘do the decent thing’ and waive its claim for massive costs from widow Rosalind Craven.’
  • 29) ‘He waived his rights and entered a plea of no contest.’
  • 30) ‘Ms Bonder, married Mr Kerkorian in August 1999 and signed a pre-nuptial agreement waiving any claim to his fortune.’
  • 31) ‘Sources close to the TD say he did not waive his rights to the inheritance.’
  • 32) ‘Secondly, I find the respondent was fully aware and fully understood that she was waiving any claim for property and support.’
  • 33) ‘Therefore, he waives his rights when he answers the question without invoking the Fifth Amendment.’
  • 34) ‘It is almost impossible for anybody to find out how much the companies hold in orphan assets, never mind a fair price for waiving your rights to the money.’
  • 35) ‘If you do not demand your rights or if you sign papers waiving your rights, the INS may deport you before you see a lawyer or an immigration judge.’
  • 36) ‘First, she said, ‘to hold a meeting which has as its purpose to disclaim or waive such rights seems to us to be contrary to the goals of WIPO’.’
  • 37) ‘When consumers waive subrogation rights, insurance companies may refuse to pay for that particular incident.’
  • 38) ‘By law, reservists receive 12 months downtime between overseas deployments unless they waive that right.’
  • 39) ‘His attorney has said that he waived that right to confidentiality more than a year ago.’
  • 40) ‘The question is, did this man voluntarily waive his rights and give that kind of a statement?’
  • 41) ‘But they must agree to waive future rights to compensation for policies that were missold to them.’
  • 42) ‘Tracey, 32, who has waived her automatic right to anonymity, said it was only now that she felt strong enough to speak out about her ordeal.’
  • 43) ‘My lawyer friends unanimously tell me that nothing you sign can waive the rights of another person.’
  • 44) ‘Royal Mail managers are being asked to sign documents which waive that right.’
  • 45) ‘Cantor ended uncertainty by saying it will pay performance bonuses at the end of the year to the families of victims, waiving a rule that employees must work to the end of the period.’
  • 46) ‘The fee is waived if you spend more than £50,000 a year on the card.’
  • 47) ‘The Oval Room has introduced a BYO Wine Night on Saturday, waiving the corkage fee.’
  • 48) ‘Williams declined the president's invitation to speak on November 4, and instead addressed students in October, waiving her fee.’
  • 49) ‘This fee is usually waived for credit card transactions within the eurozone.’
  • 50) ‘The NSW government is waiving the fee for beekeepers with hives in bushfire-affected areas of state forests and national parks.’
  • 51) ‘The five-times gold medal winner also waived a five-figure fee for appearing at the race along the River Dee.’
  • 52) ‘The president already has the power to waive environmental rules for national security.’
  • 53) ‘Both venues waived their fees for the fund-raising shows.’
  • 54) ‘These exemptions were designed to be applied in cases where there is a compassionate need to waive the rules.’
  • 55) ‘The agency - who waived their fee - worked with the hospice in defining the key message they needed to deliver.’
  • 56) ‘However, Gazette editor Gary Lawrence asked the magistrates to exercise their power to waive the rule.’
  • 57) ‘Without those provisions, the referee cannot waive any rule or determine that compliance is not required.’
  • 58) ‘If you say that you will waive rule 6 and allow us to release that information, I will tell the court I have no objection.’
  • 59) ‘Colleges are always ready to consider reducing or waiving the fee, where it would cause hardship to the apprentice or their family.’
  • 60) ‘It's extending deadlines, and changing rules and waiving certain fees for people whose lives have been turned upside down by Katrina.’
  • 61) ‘Some airlines will also waive fees if a servicemember can present a copy of military orders or a letter from a commander.’
  • 62) ‘But we will not secure what's left of that tradition by, as one leading tabloid urged the other day, waiving the rules in this particular situation.’
  • 63) ‘Whether you overslept or had a flat tire, airlines often will waive such fees for passengers who unintentionally miss flights.’
  • 64) ‘It may be that breaches of clear disciplinary rules are waived with such regularity that an employee is lulled into a false sense of security.’
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