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Surge vs. Boost

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Surgenoun

A sudden transient rush, flood or increase.

‘He felt a surge of excitement.’;

Boostnoun

A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb.

Surgenoun

The maximum amplitude of a vehicle's forward/backward oscillation

Boostnoun

Something that helps, or adds power or effectiveness; assistance.

‘The controversy gave a boost to the author's sales.’;

Surgenoun

(electricity) A sudden electrical spike or increase of voltage and current.

‘A power surge at that generator created a blackout across the whole district.’;

Boostnoun

(automotive engineering) A positive intake manifold pressure in cars with turbochargers or superchargers.

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Surgenoun

(aviation) A momentary reversal of the airflow through the compressor section of a jet engine due to disruption of the airflow entering the engine's air intake, accompanied by loud banging noises, emission of flame, and temporary loss of thrust.

Boostverb

(transitive) To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up.

Surgenoun

(nautical) The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).

Boostverb

To help or encourage (something) to increase or improve; to assist in overcoming obstacles.

‘This campaign will boost your chances of winning the election.’;

Surgenoun

(obsolete) A spring; a fountain.

Boostverb

To steal.

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Surgenoun

The tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips.

Boostverb

To jump-start a vehicle by using cables to connect the battery in a running vehicle to the battery in a vehicle that won't start.

Surgeverb

(intransitive) To rush, flood, or increase suddenly.

‘Toaster sales surged last year.’;

Boostverb

To give a booster shot to.

Surgeverb

To accelerate forwards, particularly suddenly.

‘A ship surges forwards, sways sideways and heaves up.’;

Boostverb

To amplify; to signal boost.

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Surgeverb

To slack off a line.

Boostverb

To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement.

Surgenoun

A spring; a fountain.

Boostnoun

A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.

Surgenoun

A large wave or billow; a great, rolling swell of water, produced generally by a high wind.

‘He that doubteth is like the surge of the sea driven by the wind and tossed.’; ‘He flies aloft, and, with impetuous roar,Pursues the foaming surges to the shore.’;

Boostnoun

the act of giving hope or support to someone

Surgenoun

The motion of, or produced by, a great wave.

Boostnoun

an increase in cost;

‘they asked for a 10% rise in rates’;

Surgenoun

The tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips.

Boostnoun

the act of giving an upward push;

‘he gave her a boost over the fence’;

Surgeverb

To swell; to rise hifg and roll.

‘The surging waters like a mountain rise.’;

Boostverb

increase;

‘The landlord hiked up the rents’;

Surgeverb

To slip along a windlass.

Boostverb

give a boost to; be beneficial to;

‘The tax cut will boost the economy’;

Surgeverb

To let go or slacken suddenly, as a rope; as, to surge a hawser or messenger; also, to slacken the rope about (a capstan).

Boostverb

contribute to the progress or growth of;

‘I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom’;

Surgenoun

a sudden forceful flow

Boostverb

increase or raise;

‘boost the voltage in an electrical circuit’;

Surgenoun

a sudden or abrupt strong increase;

‘stimulated a surge of speculation’; ‘an upsurge of emotion’; ‘an upsurge in violent crime’;

Boostverb

push or shove upward, as if from below or behind;

‘The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption’;

Surgenoun

a large sea wave

Surgeverb

rise and move, as in waves or billows;

‘The army surged forward’;

Surgeverb

rise rapidly;

‘the dollar soared against the yes’;

Surgeverb

rise or move foward;

‘surging waves’;

Surgeverb

rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave;

‘the boats surged’;

Surgeverb

see one's performance improve;

‘He levelled the score and then surged ahead’;

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