Meaning of 波

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English Definition: wave; ripple; storm; surge; Poland; Polish; abbr. for 波兰
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
波动 dòng to undulate; to fluctuate; wave motion; rise and fall
奔波 bēn to rush about; to be constantly on the move
风波 fēng disturbance; crisis; disputes; restlessness; Classifiers:
短波 duǎn shortwave (radio)
波浪 làng wave
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Example Sentences
So what exactly do New Left thinkers believe the next wave of Chinese socialism is going to look like?
But to start the next wave of opportunities, we need to revive the kind of wanton cross-pollination that got us this far.
Other times it behaves as a wave, and that is the way it helps us to think and rationalize what we observe.
Because of the complicated interactions with the coast as wave after wave strikes, experts said the impact of a tsunami can be highly variable.
This wave of excess density is sound.