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surge

  

      n  
1    a strong rush or sweep; sudden increase  
a surge of anger     
2    the rolling swell of the sea, esp. after the passage of a large wave  
3    a heavy rolling motion or sound  
the surge of the trumpets     
4    an undulating rolling surface, as of hills  
5    a billowing cloud or volume  
6      (Nautical)   a temporary release or slackening of a rope or cable  
7    a large momentary increase in the voltage or current in an electric circuit  
8    an instability or unevenness in the power output of an engine  
9      (Astronomy)   a short-lived disturbance, occurring during the eruption of a solar flare  
      vb  
10    intr   (of waves, the sea, etc.) to rise or roll with a heavy swelling motion  
11    intr   to move like a heavy sea  
12      (Nautical)   to slacken or temporarily release (a rope or cable) from a capstan or (of a rope, etc.) to be slackened or released and slip back  
13    intr   (of an electric current or voltage) to undergo a large momentary increase  
14    tr  
Rare   to cause to move in or as if in a wave or waves  
     (C15: from Latin surgere to rise, from sub- up + regere to lead)  
  surgeless      adj  
  surger      n  


surge tank  
      n     (Engineering)   a tank used to absorb surges in flow  
wind surge  
      n   a wind-induced rise in the water level at the coast or the shore of an inland expanse of water. It has a definite frequency and if this is close to the tidal frequency serious flooding can result  
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Eddy current Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
exp.
expression used to describe a lost opportunity or something that is unlikely to happen in the current circumstances

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