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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rip·ple /ˈrɪpəl/
 漣波,漣漪,波紋,麻梳(vt.)梳,使起漣漪(vi.)起微波,起潺潺聲

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 ripple
 漣漪

From: Network Terminology

 ripple
 漣波

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rip·ple n.  An implement, with teeth like those of a comb, for removing the seeds and seed vessels from flax, broom corn, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rip·ple, v. t.
 1. To remove the seeds from (the stalks of flax, etc.), by means of a ripple.
 2. Hence, to scratch or tear.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rip·ple, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rippled p. pr. & vb. n. Rippling ]
 1. To become fretted or dimpled on the surface, as water when agitated or running over a rough bottom; to be covered with small waves or undulations, as a field of grain.
 2. To make a sound as of water running gently over a rough bottom, or the breaking of ripples on the shore.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rip·ple, v. t. To fret or dimple, as the surface of running water; to cover with small waves or undulations; as, the breeze rippled the lake.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rip·ple, n.
 1. The fretting or dimpling of the surface, as of running water; little curling waves.
 2. A little wave or undulation; a sound such as is made by little waves; as, a ripple of laughter.
 Ripple grass. Bot. See Ribwort.
 Ripple marks, a system of parallel ridges on sand, produced by wind, by the current of a steam, or by the agitation of wind waves; also Geol., a system of parallel ridges on the surface of a sandstone stratum.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ripple
      n 1: a small wave on the surface of a liquid [syn: rippling, riffle,
            wavelet]
      2: (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on
         top of a steady value
      v 1: stir up (water) so as to form ripples [syn: ruffle, riffle,
            cockle, undulate]
      2: flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise;
         "babbling brooks" [syn: babble, guggle, burble, bubble,
          gurgle]