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- Verb i.

To become fretted or dimpled on the surface, as water when agitated or running over a rough bottom; to be covered with small waves or undulations, as a field of grain.

- Noun

the residual AC component in the DC current output from a rectifier, expressed as a percentage of the steady component of the current.

- Verb

To fret or dimple, as the surface of running water; to cover with small waves or undulations; as, the breeze rippled the lake.

- Noun

a small wave on the surface of water or other liquids for which the driving force is not gravity, but surface tension.

- Verb

An implement, with teeth like those of a comb, for removing the seeds and seed vessels from flax, broom corn, etc.

- Verb i.

To make a sound as of water running gently over a rough bottom, or the breaking of ripples on the shore.

- Noun

A little wave or undulation; a sound such as is made by little waves; as, a ripple of laughter.

- Noun

The fretting or dimpling of the surface, as of running water; little curling waves.

- Verb

To remove the seeds from (the stalks of flax, etc.), by means of a ripple.

- Verb

Hence, to scratch or tear.

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