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WAVEWomen Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service (US Navy; properly written as WAVES)
WAVEWomen Against Violence Europe
WAVEWashington Award for Vocational Excellence (student scholarship)
WAVEWork Assist Vehicle
WAVEWorking Against Violence Everywhere (prevention of violence in schools)
WAVEWaveform Audio File Format
WAVEWASP family Verprolin-homologous protein
WAVEWide Area Voice Environment
WAVEWB-57 Ascent Video Experiment
WAVEWalk-thru Virtual Environment
WAVEWireless Access Vehicular Environment (IEEE)
WAVEWarfighter Alliance in a Virtual Environment
WAVEWebster Academy Visions in Education (Webster, TX)
WAVEWater Alliances for Environmental Efficiency
WAVEWork Attitude and Values Enhancement
WAVEWomen Achieving Victory & Esteem
WAVEWarrant Alternative Vehicle
WAVEWide Area Virtual-Prototyping Environment
WAVEWWW, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Environments Exploration (NASA)
WAVEWeb Automatic Verification of Enrollment (US DoD Montgomery GI Bill)
WAVEWeather Altimeter Voice Equipment
WAVEWeather Access for Visualization and Exploitation
WAVEWe All Volunteer Everything (WCRC)
WAVEWebber Aerospace Ventures in Education (Webber Junior High School, Fort Collins, CO)
References in classic literature ?
When the waves began to tumble and toss and to grow bigger and bigger the ship rolled up and down, and tipped sidewise--first one way and then the other--and was jostled around so roughly that even the sailor-men had to hold fast to the ropes and railings to keep themselves from being swept away by the wind or pitched headlong into the sea.
He saw overhead a black and tempestuous sky, across which the wind was driving clouds that occasionally suffered a twinkling star to appear; before him was the vast expanse of waters, sombre and terrible, whose waves foamed and roared as if before the approach of a storm.
There can be no doubt that the land round the Bay of Concepcion was upraised two or three feet; but it deserves notice, that owing to the wave having obliterated the old lines of tidal action on the sloping sandy shores, I could discover no evidence of this fact, except in the united testimony of the inhabitants, that one little rocky shoal, now exposed, was formerly covered with water.
In a few minutes a rushing sound was heard in the waters, and a wave swept the spinning-wheel from the bank.
As the Indians of the plains who depend upon the chase are bold and expert riders, and pride themselves upon their horses, so these piscatory tribes of the coast excel in the management of canoes, and are never more at home than when riding upon the waves.
Bend thy fair head over the waves, thou lovelier than the ghost of the hills, when it moves, in a sunbeam at noon, over the silence of Morven.
I am afraid some great wave will lift me off my legs and dash me against the rocks as I leave the water--which would give me a sorry landing.
DOWN among the grass and fragrant clover lay little Eva by the brook-side, watching the bright waves, as they went singing by under the drooping flowers that grew on its banks.
The glow of the sun from above, its thousandfold reflection from the waves, the sea-water that fell and dried upon me, caking my very lips with salt, combined to make my throat burn and my brain ache.
I believe the turbulent waves Swallow the last shipper and boat; She with her singing craves All to visit her magic moat.
The fisherman went, but his heart was very heavy: and when he came to the sea, it looked blue and gloomy, though it was very calm; and he went close to the edge of the waves, and said:
Let us say that each of her voyages is a triumphant progress; and yet it is a question whether it is not a more subtle and more human triumph to be the sport of the waves and yet survive, achieving your end.