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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 surge /ˈsɝʤ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Surge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surged p. pr. & vb. n. Surging ]  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).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Surge n.
 1. A spring; a fountain. [Obs.] “Divers surges and springs of water.”
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sudden forceful flow [syn: rush, spate, upsurge]
      2: a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of
         speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in
         violent crime" [syn: upsurge]
      3: a large sea wave [syn: billow]
      v 1: rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged
           forward" [syn: billow, heave]
      2: rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes" [syn: soar,
          soar up, soar upwards, zoom]
      3: rise or move foward; "surging waves" [syn: tide] [ant: ebb]
      4: rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force
         such as a wave; "the boats surged" [syn: scend]
      5: see one's performance improve; "He levelled the score and
         then surged ahead"