Definition of wavelet
: a little wave : ripple
Recent Examples of wavelet from the Web
Designed for both shade and air flow, the ribbon features 10 parallel fins or wavelets, undulating and curvaceous, sculpted from glass, architectural fabric and PTFE synthetic resin.
The Wagyu steak, sliced and on a sizzling platter, doubles up on buttery: the lush A5-grade beef is topped with a wavelet of sea urchin butter spiked with the restaurant’s own togarashi spice blend.
Other works bring a new painterly liberty to her signature realist imagery, commonly done in pencil or woodcut, of choppy seas in which every wavelet can seem to have sat for its portrait.
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Definition of wavelet for English Language Learners
: a small wave
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