Wake (disambiguation)

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Wake is the region of recirculating flow immediately behind a moving solid body.

Wake may also refer to:


  • Wakes week, an English holiday tradition
  • Parish Wake, another name of the Welsh gŵyl mabsant, the fairs held on the local parish's patron saint's annual feast
  • Wake (ceremony), a ritual which takes place during some funeral ceremonies


Film and television[edit]




Places and schools[edit]

Science and nature[edit]

  • Wake, a group of vultures
  • Wake low, a meteorological phenomenon which can cause high winds

Technology and engineering[edit]

  • WAKE (cipher), a stream cipher designed by David Wheeler in 1993
  • Wake-on-LAN, awakens computers or electronic devices from sleep mode
  • Wake-on-ring, sometimes referred to as Wake-on-Modem (WOM), awakens computers or electronic devices from sleep mode
  • Wake turbulence, the air turbulence that forms around and behind an aircraft

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See also[edit]