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Definition of Surge

Surge
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.' --Ld. Berners. 2. A large wave or billow; a great, rolling swell of water, produced generally by a high wind. He that doubteth is like the surge of the sea driven by the wind and tossed. --James i. 6 (Rev. Ver.) He flies aloft, and, with impetuous roar, Pursues the foaming surges to the shore. --Dryden. 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.
Surge
Surge Surge, v. i. 1. To swell; to rise hifg and roll. The surging waters like a mountain rise. --Spenser. 2. (Naut.) To slip along a windlass.
Surge
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 capstan).

Meaning of Surge from wikipedia

- Surge may refer to: Storm surge, the ons**** gush of water ****ociated with a low-pressure weather system Surge (glacier), a short-lived event where a glacier...
- A surge protector (or spike suppressor, or surge suppressor, or surge diverter) is an appliance or device designed to protect electrical devices from...
- A storm surge, storm flood, tidal surge or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly ****ociated with low pressure...
- Surge (sometimes styled as SURGE) is a citrus flavored soft drink first produced in the 1990s by The Coca-Cola Company to compete with Pepsi's Mountain...
- Surgency is a trait aspect of emotional reactivity in which a person tends towards high levels of positive affect. It has been defined as "a personality...
- The Surge 2 is an action role-playing video game developed by Deck13 Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation...
- A surge arrester is a device to protect electrical equipment from over-voltage transients caused by external (lightning) or internal (switching) events...
- surge or Powersurge may refer to: Voltage spike Power excursion, a nuclear reactor accident Power Surge (comics), a 2002 DC Comics event Power Surge (ride)...
- created by Something Awful forums user Eric Knudsen (also known as "Victor Surge") in 2009. He is depicted as a thin, unnaturally tall humanoid with a featureless...
- resists excess pressure rise and pressure drop conditions. A surge tank (or surge drum or surge pool) is a standpipe or storage reservoir at the downstream...
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