- n. 波纹；涟漪；[物] 涟波
- vi. 起潺潺声
- vt. 在…上形成波痕
- n. (Ripple)人名；(英)里普尔
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2、反复动词实例：daze -> dazzle, drag -> draggle, drip -> drib -> dribble, fond -> fondle.
- ripple (v.)
- early 15c., "to crease;" 1660s, "to present a ruffled surface," of unknown origin, perhaps a frequentative of rip (v.). Transitive sense "cause to ripple" is from 1786. Related: Rippled; rippling.
- ripple (n.)
- "very small wave," 1798, from earlier meaning "stretch of shallow, rippling water" (1755), from ripple (v.). Meaning "mark or movement suggestive of a ripple" is from 1843. Meaning "ice cream streaked with colored syrup" first attested 1939, so called from its appearance. As the name of a brand of inexpensive wine sold by E&J Gallo Winery, from 1960 to 1984. Ripple effect is from 1950.
- 1. The air was so still that there was hardly a ripple on the pond's surface.
- 2. His resignation will have a ripple effect on the whole department.
- 3. I heard the ripple of the stream.
- 4. Delayed flights have a ripple effect. Just one late flight could be carrying passengers for a dozen connecting services.
- 5. There was a ripple of mirth, which the court checked.
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