New English-Irish Dictionary
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ripple

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1 noun wavelet on water etccuilithín masc4tonnán masc1there were little ripples on the surface of the water bhí cuilithíní beaga ar bharr an uiscethere wasn't a ripple on the lake bhí an loch ina chlár 2 noun wave-like patterns on non-liquidsthe wind causes little ripples in the sand tógann an ghaoth tonnta beaga sa ghaineamh, cuireann an ghaoth iomairí beaga sa ghaineamhit leaves fine ripples in the wood fágann sé iomairí míne san adhmad, fágann sé roic bheaga san adhmad
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3 noun emotion, reactionthe story barely caused a ripple is ar éigean a tugadh aon aird ar an scéal, ní mó ná gur tugadh an scéal faoi dearait caused a few ripples among the staff d'éirigh an fhoireann ábhairín corraithe faoithe attack sent political ripples across Europe cuireadh suntas polaitiúil san ionsaí ar fud na hEorpait sent a ripple of fear through them chuir sé creathán beag eagla tríothu 4 noun sounda ripple of laughter came from the room tháinig uain gháire ón seomraa ripple of applause came from the back of the hall tháinig bualadh bos ó chúl an halla 5 noun FOOD ice creamriabhóg fem2chocolate ripple riabhóg sheacláide
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6 verb have or produce wavelets in water etc
INTRANSITIVEbheith ag lapadaílthe water was gently rippling over the rocks bhí an t-uisce ag lapadaíl go réidh ar na carraigeachathe lake rippled in the summer breeze bhí tonnáin ar an loch i leoithne an tsamhraidh
TRANSITIVEtonnáin a chur ithe wind rippled the water chuir an ghaoth tonnáin san uisce
7 verb have or produce wave-like movements
INTRANSITIVEthe tall grass rippled in the wind bhí an féar ag damhsa sa ghaoththe flag rippled in the breeze bhí an bhratach ar luascadh sa ghaoth
TRANSITIVEthe ball rippled the net bhain an liathróid croitheadh as an líontánthe wind was rippling the wheat fields bhí an ghaoth ag scuabadh trí na páirceanna cruithneachta
8 verb gradually spread INTRANSITIVEanger rippled through the crowd scaip an fhearg tríd an sluathe effects of the war were rippling across the world bhí iarmhairtí an chogaidh ag leathadh ar fud an domhain 9 verb gradually rise and fall INTRANSITIVEleath verb  c m uspréigh verb  c m uthe laughter rippled through the class leath an gáire tríd an rang