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waved

WAVED, pp.

1. Moved one way and the other; brandished.

2. Put off; omitted.

3. a. In heraldry, indented.

4. Variegated in luster; as waved silk.

5. In botany, undate; rising and falling in waves on the margin, as a leaf.



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WAVED, pp.

1. Moved one way and the other; brandished.

2. Put off; omitted.

3. a. In heraldry, indented.

4. Variegated in luster; as waved silk.

5. In botany, undate; rising and falling in waves on the margin, as a leaf.

WAV'ED, pp.

  1. Moved one way and the other; brandished.
  2. Put off; omitted.
  3. adj. In heraldry, indented.
  4. Variegated in luster; as, waved silk.
  5. In botany, update; rising and falling in waves on the margin, as a leaf. – Lee.

Waved
  1. Exhibiting a wavelike form or outline; undulating; intended; wavy; as, waved edge.
  2. Having a wavelike appearance; marked with wavelike lines of color; as, waved, or watered, silk.
  3. Having undulations like waves; -- said of one of the lines in heraldry which serve as outlines to the ordinaries, etc.
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Waved

WAVED, participle passive

1. Moved one way and the other; brandished.

2. Put off; omitted.

3. adjective In heraldry, indented.

4. Variegated in luster; as waved silk.

5. In botany, undate; rising and falling in waves on the margin, as a leaf.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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combustion

COMBUSTION, n.

1. The operation of fire on inflammable substances; or according to modern chimistry, the union of an inflammable substance with oxygen, attended with light, and in most instances, with heat. In the combustion of a substance, heat or caloric is disengaged, and oxygen is absorbed.

This theory of Lavoisier being found somewhat defective, the following definition is given. Combustion is the disengagement of heat and light which accompanies chimical combination.

Combustion cannot be regarded as dependent on any peculiar principle or form of matter, but must be considered as a general result of intense chimical action.

2. In popular language, a burning; the process or action of fire in consuming a body, attended with heat, or heat and flame; as the combustion of wood or coal.

3. Conflagration; a great fire. Hence, from the violent agitation of fire or flame,

4. Tumult; violent agitation with hurry and noise; confusion; uproar.

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