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waul to cry like a newborn baby or a cat; howl; wail; squall.
Wave a member of the WAVES.
wave a moving ridge or swell on the surface of a body of water. [14 definitions]
wave band a specific range of radio frequencies, such as those assigned for radio and television transmission.
wave-form a mathematical representation of the form of a wave, usu. plotted as a graph.
wave guide a piece of hollow metal tubing used for the conduction or directional transmission of microwaves.
wavelength the distance between two points in the progression of a wave, esp. of sound, electromagnetism, or the like. [2 definitions]
wavelet a little wave or ripple.
waver1 to move back and forth in a fluttering motion; sway. [6 definitions]
waver2 a person who waves or causes something to wave or flutter. [2 definitions]
WAVES acronym of "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service."
wavy having or abounding in waves. [4 definitions]
wax1 a solid yellowish substance that is pliable when melted and is secreted by bees for constructing their honeycombs; beeswax. [5 definitions]
wax2 of the moon, to increase gradually in the size of its illuminated portion, as seen from the earth. (Cf. wane.) [3 definitions]
wax bean a crop plant that is a variety of the kidney bean. [2 definitions]
waxberry the wax myrtle; bayberry. [2 definitions]
waxen made of or treated with wax. [2 definitions]
wax museum a display or collection of wax figures, usu. life-size representations of famous people.
wax myrtle a shrub of the southeastern United States bearing small grayish white berries, the wax coating of which is used in making candles.
wax palm any of several palm trees of the Andes, the trunks of which produce a wax used in making candles, polishes, and the like.
wax paper a translucent wrapping paper that has been coated with paraffin to make it moisture-proof.