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wave down

To signal with one's hand for someone or something to stop or come over to one's location. A noun or pronoun can be used between "wave" and "down." I managed to wave a car down to help me fix my tire on the side of the road. We're already running late, so let's just wave down a cab.
See also: down, wave

wave down

v.
To signal and cause someone or something to stop by waving the hand or arm: I waved down a cab. The stranded motorist waved a police car down.
See also: down, wave
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Outside one Chicagoland cemetery, a young woman buried there sometimes waves down passing cars late at night.
The blast ripped through their house in Lammerton Terrace, Dundee and sent shock waves down the street.
Raitt of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, Calif., analyzed waves from earthquakes and reinterpreted the results of an experiment from the mid-1970s that used explosions to send seismic waves down into the seafloor.
Summary: -EURJPY 5 waves down from 139.17 confirms top -GBPJPY head and shoulders top / neckline break -CHFJPY bearish below 89.85 -CADJPY bearish below 86.09 -AUDJPY...
He said: "I hope this will send shock waves down to Westminster.
To probe the geology beneath the bay, researchers used a technique called seismic reflection profiling, which sends sound waves down into the earth and measures the waves reflected back from structures in the interior.
My picks: stay short EURUSD, move risk to 1.4180, target is below 1.3800 Expertise: Technical Average Time Frame of Trades: 5 waves down from 1.4340 make up wave 1 or A of a 5 or 3 wave bearish sequence.