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WAVES

abbr.
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service

WAVES

(weɪvz) or

Waves

(in the US) n acronym for
(Military) Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service; the women's reserve of the US navy

waves

  • breach - The leap of a whale out of the water or the breaking of waves over a vessel or onto a coast; it is also the act of breaking.
  • plangent - Describes the sound of the sea and its waves—reverberating and mournfully resonant.
  • swaff - To come one over another, like waves upon a shore.
  • lop - The state of the sea when it has waves that are short and lumpy, hence "loppy," when it is choppy and lumpy.
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