n.1.A spring; a fountain.
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.
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.
v. i.1.To swell; to rise hifg and roll.
2.(Naut.) To slip along a windlass.
v. t.1.(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).
[imp. & p. p. Surged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Surging .]
Noun1.surge - a sudden forceful flow
Synonyms: upsurge, rush, spate
2.surge - a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"
Synonyms: upsurge
3.Surgesurge - a large sea wave
Synonyms: billow
Verb1.surge - rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
Synonyms: billow, heave
2.surge - rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes"
3.surge - rise or move foward; "surging waves"
Synonyms: tide
4.surge - rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged"
Synonyms: scend
5.surge - see one's performance improve; "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
SURGE - Sorter, Updater, Report Generator, Etc. IBM 704, 1959. Sammet 1969, p.8.
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