Sansing also said that there has been a ripple effect in that "once one celebrity talks about it, others feel more comfortable."
The ripple effects could lead to yet another international financial crisis.
Prepared with paper to rustle, rice to shake, and water to ripple.
His death, untimely as it was, has definitely had a ripple effect on the home and office supply industry.
But that is hardly an inflammatory position for a big-city Democrat, and did not cause a ripple at the time.
It neared, it bobbed in the ripple at the brink; it touched.
Presently, her happy musing was broken by a ripple from the outer world.
A ripple of applause came from the audience for the basket had been a pretty one.
But the water, smooth again now, was not stirred by so much as a ripple.
A ripple came along and lapped right in, and the girls were almost waist deep!
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.
"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.
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr rip in the sense of a strong action, attempt, or blow; perhaps fr 1800s make a riffle or ripple, ''to succeed, make it,'' based on crossing or getting through dangerous rapids in a river]