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 for rippling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ripple \Rip"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rippled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Rippling.] [Cf. Rimple, Rumple.]
     1. To become fretted or dimpled on the surface, as water when
        agitated or running over a rough bottom; to be covered
        with small waves or undulations, as a field of grain.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To make a sound as of water running gently over a rough
        bottom, or the breaking of ripples on the shore.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small wave on the surface of a liquid [syn: ripple,
           rippling, riffle, wavelet]

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