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Oxford dictionary definition of the word surge:
a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the tide:
flooding caused by tidal surges
a sudden large increase, typically a temporary one:
the firm predicted a 20% surge in sales
a major deployment of military forces to reinforce those already in a particular area.
a powerful rush of an emotion or feeling:
Sophie felt a surge of anger
a sudden marked increase in voltage or current in an electric circuit.
[no object, usually with adverbial]
1(of a crowd or a natural force) move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward:
the journalists surged forward
increase suddenly and powerfully:
shares surged to a record high
(of an emotion or feeling) affect someone powerfully and suddenly:
indignation surged up within her
(of an electric voltage or current) increase suddenly.
2 Nautical (of a rope, chain, or windlass) slip back with a jerk.
late 15th century (in the sense ‘fountain, stream’): the noun (in early use) from Old French sourgeon; the verb partly from the Old French stem sourge-, based on Latin surgere ‘to rise’. Early senses of the verb included ‘rise and fall on the waves’ and ‘swell with great force’