Wake

Summary

Wake or The Wake may refer to:

Culture

  • 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

Film, television, and audio

Literature

Games

Music

Places and schools

Science

  • 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

See also