rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)
a sudden forceful flow
tidy sum, wad, peck, mint, haste, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, spate, muckle, rushing, pile, kick, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, billow, deal, heap, boot, freshet, thrill, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, charge, upsurge, mess, mass, hurry, flush, rush, bang, great deal, pot
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"
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.
A power surge at that generator created a blackout across the whole district.
The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).
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How to use surge in a sentence?
2015 will see a surge of new entrants and companies returning to the MA market to generate future growth.
Half of the fatalities in these tropical systems occur with the storm surge.
Dorian will now create prolonged periods of large swells, surges along the north coast of Grand Bahama and the north and east coast of Abaco, we are asking residents in those areas to leave the coastline, we expect a storm surge of up to 15 feet, in addition to that we have a spring tide that can increase the surge by 2 to 3 feet.
The corporate PACs that have stopped donating account for a VERY small percentage of total fundraising that is more than offset by a huge surge in grassroots support.
We are seeing a surge in demand for these potential therapies, and are talking with manufacturers regularly about production.
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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