Friday, September 27, 2013

Surge

Surge [ surj ]
 noun, intransitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a rush or strong wavelike advance
2. (n.) a swelling wave or a rolling sea
3. (intr. v.) to rise and move in a billowing manner
4. (intr. v.) to increase suddenly
5. (tr. v.) to gradually loosen or slacken
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The excited fans surged onto the football field as soon as the game was over.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Health chiefs have revealed how icy weather saw a surge in patient numbers across south west Scotland.