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A machine that creates waves in the water in a swimming pool.
- ‘The pool in the college is massive because they use it for training so they've got all sorts of wind simulators and wave machines in there.’
- ‘We arrived just in time for a splash in the outdoor pool complex, which featured a wave machine in addition to the ubiquitous slides.’
- ‘The National Aquatic Centre will have one of the largest leisure pools and water parks in Europe with slides, rides, wave machines and much, much more.’
- ‘He has recently been consulted on an embryonic project to put a wave machine into a water park in Strathclyde Park.’
- ‘But probably of more interest to the pupils at St Edward's it will also have one of the largest leisure pools and water parks in Europe, with slides, rides, wave machines and more.’
- ‘The mansion, with a white-sand swimming pool and wave machine, is named after the famous central Philippine beach resort called in many travel books ‘the best beach in the world’ for its 4-kilometer stretch of powdery white sand.’
- ‘Children now want wave machines, rapid rivers and boats to ride down the slides.’
- ‘The devastating tsunami was a direct consequence of the earthquake, which caused movement of the seafloor all along the length of the rupture, like a huge wave machine.’
- ‘The main pool with its huge pillars has a roof that slides back in the summer, an outdoor pool with a wave machine that dates back to early last century, and a beautiful sunbathing terrace.’
- ‘He believes that the potential benefit for Scotland would be enormous if this country were to become a world leader in manufacturing wave machines.’
- ‘Besides the main pool, with wave machine and gently sloping shore, there are four fabulous flumes, a lazy river, outdoor hot whirlpool - heavenly!’
- ‘Apparently, young people have become used to leisure pools where wave machines simulate the sea and flumes imitate rivers.’
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