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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).

Surge Quotations

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
Henry Ford

One of the lessons of Vietnam, which we failed to heed in the Iraq war and the Afghanistan surge, is that before you commit U.S. military forces to aid or assist, it is essential to know what you want them to achieve.
Kathleen Troia McFarland

For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.
Chris Evans

Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention creates a new surge of economic development.
Barry Commoner

It's Obama's bad luck that he got elected just as the mayhem of the foreclosures, the banking collapse, and the General Motors disaster was accelerating the surge in unemployment to warp speed.
Tina Brown
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Surge Translations

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