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waggle

To move an airplane's wings up and down while in flight, usually for giving a signal. It is done by making short oscillations about the longitudinal axis.
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Honeybees' waggle dance communicates the location of food in relation to what object?
This cross inhibition curtails the production of waggle dances for, and thus the recruitment of bees to, a competing site.
The dance encodes the direction and distance to the cavity, and the more enthusiastic a scout is, the more times she repeats her waggle report.
If you try to put a peg in a hole, where something needs to fit precisely into something else,if you get it wrong and it waggles all over the place it slows things down while you wait for the waggling to stop.
Fair enough, their rudimentary pop punk trash does its usual thing here as it whines, waggles its tongue and lifts a middle finger.
Reed pulled a pitching wedge from his bag and gave it a few waggles.