surge

  • 1 Surge — may refer to: *Surge (soft drink), a soft drink formerly made by The Coca Cola Company. *Jerk or surge, the rate of change of acceleration in physics *Storm surge, the onshore gush of water associated with a low pressure weather system… …

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  • 2 Surge — Surge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surging}.] [Cf. F. surgir to cast anchor, to land. Cf. {Surge}, n.] (Naut.) To let go or slacken suddenly, as a rope; as, to surge a hawser or messenger; also, to slacken the rope about (a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 surge — surge; surge·less; in·surge; re·surge; …

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  • 4 surge — [sʉrj] n. [LME sourge, fountain, stream, prob. < OFr sourgeon < stem of sourdre, to rise < L surgere, to rise, spring up < * subsregere < subs , var. of sub (see SUB ) + regere, to direct (see RIGHT)] 1. a) a large mass of or as of …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Surge — Surge, n. [L. surgere, surrectum, to raise, to rise; sub under + regere to direct: cf. OF. surgeon, sourgeon, fountain. See {Regent}, and cf. {Insurrection}, {Sortie}, {Source}.] 1. A spring; a fountain. [Obs.] Divers surges and springs of water …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Surge — Surge, v. i. 1. To swell; to rise hifg and roll. [1913 Webster] The surging waters like a mountain rise. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To slip along a windlass. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 surge — [n] rush, usually of liquid billow, breaker, deluge, efflux, flood, flow, growth, gush, intensification, outpouring, rise, roll, surf, swell, upsurge, wave; concepts 432,467,787 surge [v] rush, usually in liquid form arise, billow, climb, deluge …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 surge — ► NOUN 1) a sudden powerful forward or upward movement. 2) a sudden large temporary increase. 3) a powerful rush of an emotion or feeling. ► VERB 1) move in a surge. 2) increase suddenly and powerfully. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Surge — Surge, fette, ungewaschene Wolle, kommt aus der Levante u. Berberin den Handel …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 surge — index growth (increase), increase, increment, inflate, inflation (increase), inundate, issue ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 Surge —   [dt. Überspannung], Spannung …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 surge — (n.) late 15c., fountain, stream, probably from M.Fr. sourge , stem of sourdre to rise, swell, from L. surgere to rise, contraction of surrigere to rise, from sub up from below + regere to keep straight, guide (see RIGHT (Cf. right)). Meaning …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 surge — vb *rise, arise, ascend, mount, soar, tower, rocket, levitate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 Surge — Der Begriff Surge (engl. surge = Welle, Woge), z.T. auch Base Surge oder Ground Surge, wird in der Sedimentologie als Überbegriff für relativ partikelarme, turbulente, oft auch heiße Ströme eines Gas (Flüssigkeit) Partikelgemisches, d.h. für… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 surge — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 of feeling ADJECTIVE ▪ great, huge ▪ sudden ▪ initial ▪ His initial surge of euphoria was quickly followed by dismay. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 surge — ▪ I. surge surge 1 [sɜːdʒ ǁ sɜːrdʒ] verb [intransitive] to increase suddenly: • Stock prices surged in early trading. • Demand in the market for middle and top range cars surged by over 100%. • Surging …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 surge — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]] surges, surging, surged 1) N COUNT: usu sing, usu N in/of n A surge is a sudden large increase in something that has previously been steady, or has only increased or developed slowly. Specialists see various reasons for the… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 surge — surge1 [sə:dʒ US sə:rdʒ] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: sourge , the stem of sourdre [i] to rise, surge , from Latin surgere to go right up, rise , from sub up + regere to lead straight ] 1.) [always + adverb/preposition] to suddenly… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 surge — /serrj/, n., v., surged, surging. n. 1. a strong, wavelike, forward movement, rush, or sweep: the onward surge of an angry mob. 2. a strong, swelling, wavelike volume or body of something: a billowing surge of smoke. 3. the rolling swell of the… …

    Universalium

  • 20 surge — 01. A sudden [surge] in electricity damaged the computer. 02. The water [surged] over the banks of the river, flooding the surrounding areas. 03. There was a [surge] of activity on the floor of the stock market following the announcement of the… …

    Grammatical examples in English


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