[ UK /ɹˈɪpə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɪpəɫ/ ]
VERB
  1. stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  2. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babbling brooks
NOUN
  1. a small wave on the surface of a liquid
  2. (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
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How To Use ripple In A Sentence

  • Gulf War veterans fighting to prove hundreds of former servicemen have been crippled and killed by a mysterious syndrome caused by their time in the conflict have been dealt a massive blow - their own solicitors say the case is unprovable.
  • Ochre and red rippled across the male's mantle, in the delicate, complex traceries of which only males were capable.
  • Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
  • You spend another £10.00 on a programme and a small tub of organic raspberry ripple ice cream.
  • It was a breezy morning, the wind sending washboard ripples across the loch. CHAMELEON
  • There are some events in history that impact the world so hard their ripples spread out through years and decades.
  • One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside. John Lennon 
  • Even as he watched, a droplet of water dripped heavily down from a stalactite far overhead, landing in the pond with fat, lazy ripples.
  • He dips his chin, and just as an expectant gasp ripples through the crowd, Eddie launches himself over the wall into a bramble of wild roses.
  • You look over the side of the deck and see smooth flowing waves, and the rain leaving ripples in the water.
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