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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

The words spoken by the leader of the free world can expand the frontiers of freedom or shrink them. When Ronald Reagan called on Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall,' a surge of confidence rose that would ultimately breach the bounds of the evil empire.
Mitt Romney

It is my meditation all the day, and more than my meat and drink, to know how I shall make the Saints of God comprehend the visions that roll like an overflowing surge before my mind.
Joseph Smith, Jr.

Stories surge up out of nowhere, and if they feel compelling, you follow them. You let them unfold inside you and see where they are going to lead.
Paul Auster

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

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

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