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undulation

 [un″du-la´shun]
a wavelike motion in any medium; a vibration.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

undulation

(ŭn-dū-lā′shŭn)
A continuous wavelike motion or pulsation.
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Moreover, the comparison of the predicted results of an undulated wall with those of a right channel without undulations shows that the average Nusselt number increases until a value criticizes is reached at the place where the amplitude of undulation is maximum.
The specially-designed hydraulic press used to give the medals their characteristic undulation and engraving details can produce 2,500 tonnes of force, the highest tonnage in the minting world.
A downward moving undulation is a letting go; it begins with a dive of the heart.
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You can smooth and round corners and transform boring flat sheetrock by adding a bit of sensuous undulation or trowel or hand marks.
Down the grey stairs are four main galleries under a roof that is a reflection of the grid of the stelae and the artificial undulation of the Field overhead.
"Their facilities are first class and as a track it is characteristic for it's total lack of undulation ensuring an equal surface for all types of race-horse.
The gentle geometric undulation of the dome (appropriately resembling a crash-landed flying saucer, but also alluding to the domed telescope housing and the infinite vault of the sky) is the only part of the building to rise above the existing line of the horizon, so the hotel seems barely there.
"Undulation in animals is clearly a result of asymmetrical nervous excitation of muscles, not of buckling," he says.