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ripple mark

noun

Definition of ripple mark

  1. 1 :  one of a series of small ridges produced especially on sand by the action of wind, a current of water, or waves

  2. 2 :  a striation across the grain of wood especially on the tangential surface

ripple–marked play \ˈri-pəl-ˌmärkt\ adjective


1833

First Known Use of ripple mark

1833


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