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Wordnet 3.0


1. characterized by great swelling waves or surges;
- Example: "billowy storm clouds"
- Example: "the restless billowing sea"
- Example: "surging waves"
[syn: billowy, billowing(a), surging]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Surge \Surge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surged; p. pr. & vb. n. Surging.] [Cf. F. surgir to cast anchor, to land. Cf. Surge, n.] (Naut.) To let go or slacken suddenly, as a rope; as, to surge a hawser or messenger; also, to slacken the rope about (a capstan). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

surging adj 1: characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging waves" [syn: billowy, billowing(a), surging]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "surging": affluent, confluent, coursing, decurrent, defluent, diffluent, flowing, fluent, fluxional, fluxive, gulfy, gushing, mazy, meandering, pouring, profluent, racing, running, rushing, serpentine, sluggish, streaming, surgy, tidal, vortical