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 (ŭn′jə-lāt′, ŭn′dyə-, -də-)
v. un·du·lat·ed, un·du·lat·ing, un·du·lates
1. To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion: "gleaming seaweed that curls and undulates with the tide" (Willa Cather).
2. To have a wavelike appearance or form: dunes that undulate toward the sea.
3. To increase and decrease in volume or pitch.
1. To cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion: The dancer undulated her hips.
2. To give a wavelike appearance or form to: The rock strata are undulated.
adj. (-lĭt, -lāt′)
Having a wavy outline or appearance: leaves with undulate margins.

[From Late Latin undula, small wave, diminutive of Latin unda, wave; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

un′du·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.


a. ondulado-a, de borde ondulado o irregular.
References in classic literature ?
The sea undulated peaceably under the stern of the vessel.
The next day, the balloon, covered with its network, undulated gracefully above its car, which was held to the ground by numerous sacks of earth.
We made three different, curved tubular, funnel-shaped, and undulated ureter models based on human anatomy.
The road has become undulated and rutted in areas due to the deterioration of the underlying road pavement .
Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted> The field of grass undulated in the breeze.