rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)
a sudden forceful flow
a sudden or abrupt strong increase
"stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"
a large sea wave
billow, surge, heave(verb)
rise and move, as in waves or billows
"The army surged forward"
soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom(verb)
"the dollar soared against the yen"
rise or move forward
rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
"the boats surged"
see one's performance improve
"He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
A sudden rush, flood or increase which is transient.
The maximum amplitude of a vehicles' forward/backward oscillation
He felt a surge of excitement.
A sudden electrical spike or increase of voltage and current.
A power surge at that generator created a blackout across the whole district.
The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).
To rush, flood, or increase suddenly.
Toaster sales surged last year.
To accelerate forwards, particularly suddenly.
A ship surges forwards, sways sideways and heaves up.
To slack off a line.
Origin: From surgen, from possibly from sourgir, from surgir, from Old Catalan surgir, from surgere, contr. of surrigere, subrigere, from sub + regere; see regent.
a spring; a fountain
a large wave or billow; a great, rolling swell of water, produced generally by a high wind
the motion of, or produced by, a great wave
the tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips
to swell; to rise hifg and roll
to slip along a windlass
to let go or slacken suddenly, as a rope; as, to surge a hawser or messenger; also, to slacken the rope about (a capstan)
Origin: [L. surgere, surrectum, to raise, to rise; sub under + regere to direct: cf. OF. surgeon, sourgeon, fountain. See Regent, and cf. Insurrection, Sortie, Source.]
Surge was a variation of a Norwegian citrus soft drink called Urge. Surge, like Urge, was produced by the Coca-Cola Company to compete with Pepsi's Mountain Dew. Surge had a more "hardcore" edge much like Mountain Dew's advertising at this time, in an attempt to further take customers away from Pepsi.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
surj, n. the rising or swelling of a large wave.—v.i. to rise high: to swell.—adj. Sur′gy, full of surges or waves: billowy. [L. surgĕre, to rise.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A large swelling wave. Also, the tapered part of the whelps between the chocks of the capstan, upon which the messenger is readily surged.--To surge, is to slacken up suddenly a portion of a rope where it renders round a pin, windlass, or capstan; as, "Surge the messenger." A ship is said to surge on a reef when she rises and falls with the heave of the sea, so as to strike heavily.
The numerical value of surge in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of surge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of surge in a Sentence
The surge worked, we had it under control.
There is quite a surge of hope in the community.
We will also review the fare scheme, the surge pricing.
The traffic wasn't too bad, and there was no surge pricing.
Next year, there will definitely be a surge in share supply.
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Translations for surge
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- vzedmutí, příval, poryv, nápor, špička, nárazCzech
- Schwall, Welle, Spannungsstoß, Brandung, Aufwallung, Woge, ÜberspannungGerman
- oleada, sobretensiónSpanish
- aalto, aallokko, paisua, rynnätä, jännitepiikki, maininkiFinnish
- vague, afflux, montée, déferler, pousséeFrench
- borradh, borradh cumhachta, borradh leictreachaisIrish
- pōrutu, tai reporepoMāori
- golf, stortzeeDutch
- skok napięcia, przypływPolish
- скачок напряжения, волна, прибой, всплескRussian
- navaliť sa, vyrútiť sa, vyvaliť sa, nával, špička, príboj, nahrnúť sa, zdúvanie, vyraziť, príval, vlnobitieSlovak
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