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v 1. to flow or fall in waves; to undulate as a wave.
2. during relaxation, the continuous wave of tension release that begins at the crown of the head and moves through the body to the toes.
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The Veil continues to show ripply, tangled detail in its expanding shock fronts down to Hubble's finest resolution--some 5,000 to 10,000 years after the blast that set the shock wave going.
Cellulite causes distress to millions of women and on the surface it is lumpy, bumpy, ripply skin (orange-peel effect ) that first appears on the thighs and buttocks.
Repeated in reference books, in science classes, and recently over the Internet, the idea has been repeatedly pulled out to explain ripply windows in old houses.
And its ripply eyelid (center photo) lets it control how much light reaches the eyeball.
It reached magnitude zero and displayed a ripply gas tail that stretched tens of degrees across the constellations.