wavelets

wavelet

[weyv-lit]
noun
a small wave; ripple.

Origin:
1800–10; wave + -let

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wavelet (ˈweɪvlɪt)
 
n
a small wave

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wavelet
1813, dim. of wave (n.).
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wavelet   (wāv'lĭt)  Pronunciation Key 
A small wave; a ripple. See more at wave.
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