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wavelet

[weyv-lit] /ˈweɪv lɪt/
noun
1.
a small wave; ripple.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; wave + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for wavelets

wavelet

/ˈweɪvlɪt/
noun
1.
a small wave
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Word Origin and History for wavelets

wavelet

n.

1813, diminutive of wave (n.).

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wavelet
  (wāv'lĭt)   
A small wave; a ripple. See more at wave.
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