wavemark

noun

1
: a very small ridge of sand made by a wave when it advances upon a low sandy beach and marking the limit of advance
2
: one of many undulations on the bedding surfaces of a sedimentary rock due to wave action during the period of deposition compare ripple mark

Word History

Etymology

wave entry 2 + mark

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“Wavemark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wavemark. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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