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surge US English

A sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the waves or tide

surge US Thesaurus

a surge of water

base surge US English

A ringlike turbulent cloud of gas, ash, debris, etc., that spreads rapidly outwards at ground or sea level from the site of a nuclear explosion, a meteorite impact, or a volcanic eruption.

power surge US English

A sudden or dramatic increase in power output; especially a brief but significant increase in electric current from the mains.

storm surge US English

A rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind associated with a storm

surge tank US English

A tank connected to a pipe carrying a liquid and intended to neutralize sudden changes of pressure in the flow by filling when the pressure increases and emptying when it drops

surge chamber US English

Another term for surge tank.