Wany vs Wavy - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between wany and wavy
is that wany
is waning or diminished in some parts; not of uniform size throughout; said especially of sawed boards or timber cut too near the outside of the log while wavy
is rising or swelling in waves.
As a noun wavy is
Waning or diminished in some parts; not of uniform size throughout; said especially of sawed boards or timber cut too near the outside of the log.
Spoiled by wet; said of timber.
Rising or swelling in waves.
Full of waves.
Moving to and fro; undulating.
Having wave-like shapes on its border or surface; waved.
(botany, of a margin) Moving up and down relative to the surface; undulate.
(heraldry) , in a wavy line; applied to ordinaries, or division lines.
See wavey .
* 1862 , in The Zoologist: a popular miscellany of natural history , volume 20, page 7835:
* 1888 , in the Journals of the Senate of Canada , volume 22, Appendix 1, page 237:
- According to Indian report, a great breeding-ground for the blue wavy is the country lying in the interior of the north-east point of Labrador, Cape Dudley Digges.
- The blue and white wavies breed in the barren grounds and feed chiefly on berries.