Associations to the word «Surge»

Pictures for the word «Surge»

Wiktionary

SURGE, noun. A sudden transient rush, flood or increase.
SURGE, noun. The maximum amplitude of a vehicle's forward/backward oscillation
SURGE, noun. (electricity) A sudden electrical spike or increase of voltage and current.
SURGE, noun. (nautical) The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).
SURGE, noun. (obsolete) A spring; a fountain.
SURGE, noun. The tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips.
SURGE, verb. (intransitive) To rush, flood, or increase suddenly.
SURGE, verb. To accelerate forwards, particularly suddenly.
SURGE, verb. (transitive) (nautical) To slack off a line.
SURGE PROTECTOR, noun. An appliance designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes by limiting the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or by shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe threshold.
SURGE PROTECTORS, noun. Plural of surge protector
SURGE SUPPRESSOR, noun. A surge protector.
SURGE SUPPRESSORS, noun. Plural of surge suppressor

Dictionary definition

SURGE, noun. A sudden forceful flow.
SURGE, noun. A sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime".
SURGE, noun. A large sea wave.
SURGE, verb. Rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward".
SURGE, verb. Rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen".
SURGE, verb. Rise or move forward; "surging waves".
SURGE, verb. Rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged".
SURGE, verb. See one's performance improve; "He levelled the score and then surged ahead".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche