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Surge may refer to:


  • Jerk (physics) or "surge", the rate of change of acceleration in physics
  • Storm surge, the onshore gush of water associated with a low-pressure weather system
  • Surge (glacier), a short-lived event where a glacier can move up to velocities 100 times faster than normal
  • Pyroclastic surge, the fluidised mass of turbulent gas and rock fragments ejected during some volcanic eruptions
  • Characteristic impedance, also known as "surge impedance" in electrical engineering
  • Voltage spike, short duration surges in electrical circuits
  • Compressor stall, also known as "compressor surge", in aviation
  • Surge, one of the linear degrees of freedom in ship motions

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