Wake

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Wake or The Wake may refer to:

Culture[edit]

  • Wake (ceremony), a ritual which takes place during some funeral ceremonies
  • 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

Entertainment[edit]

Film, television, and audio[edit]

Literature[edit]

Games[edit]

Music[edit]

Places and schools[edit]

Science[edit]

  • WAKE (cipher), a stream cipher
  • Wake (physics), the region of recirculating flow immediately behind a moving solid body
  • Wake low, a meteorological phenomenon which can cause high winds
  • Wake-on-LAN, a signal that activates a device via a network connection
  • Wake-on-ring, or Wake-on-Modem (WOM), a signal that activates a device via a telephone connection
  • Wake turbulence, the air turbulence that forms around and behind an aircraft
  • Wake, a group of vultures

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]