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Definition of Surge

Surge

  1. A spring; a fountain.
  2. A large wave or billow; a great, rolling swell of water, produced generally by a high wind.
  3. The motion of, or produced by, a great wave.
  4. The tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips.
  5. To swell; to rise hifg and roll.
  6. To slip along a windlass.
  7. To let go or slacken suddenly, as a rope; as, to surge a hawser or messenger; also, to slacken the rope about (a capstan).
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Surge Translations

surge in Italian is frangenti
surge in Spanish is surgir, rompiente