1. [syn: ripple, rippling, riffle, wavelet]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ripple \Rip"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rippled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Rippling.] [Cf. Rimple, Rumple.]
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a small wave on the surface of a liquid [syn: ripple,
rippling, riffle, wavelet]