- (nautical) The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).
- A sudden rush, flood or increase which is transient.
verb (surg, es)
- He felt a of excitement.
- A sudden electrical spike or increase of voltage and current.
- A power
- (intransitive) To rush, flood, or increase suddenly.
Etymology: Possibly from French surgir < Old French surgir < Old Catalan surgir < Latin surgere, to rush.
- Toaster sales surged last year.
- (context, transitive, nautical) To slack off a line.
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