Definition Surge

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Definition

to surge: to rush, to pour, to move forward quickly
verb
As soon as the doors opened, the crowd surged into the concert hall. Some people were injured in the pushing.

a surge: a rush, a flood, a flow; a sudden increase, an eruption
noun
a surge of anger a sudden attack of rage or fury
a surge of adrenaline a sudden rush of excitement

Examples

  • "The second world war saw a surge in union membership which peaked during the 1950s, when 36% of the US labor force was unionized."

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