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surge British & World English

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

surge English Thesaurus

a surge of water

base surge British & World 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 British & World English

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

storm surge British & World English

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

surge tank British & World 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 British & World English

Another term for surge tank.