• WordNet 3.6
    • n upsurge a sudden or abrupt strong increase "stimulated a surge of speculation","an upsurge of emotion","an upsurge in violent crime"
    • n upsurge a sudden forceful flow
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • upsurge To surge up. The Century, XXVI. 130.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Upsurge up-surj′ to surge up.
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In literature:

The play of water evokes a melody of line and the result is a sense of upsurging joy.
"The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry" by W. G. Archer
Lee felt the upsurge of intense dislike.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade

In poetry:

Far o'er the watery wilds I see
Thy great right-arm upsurge,
Thy right-hand, armed with victory,
Is sunburst on the verge!
"The Young Man's Song" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
A wealth of rest in the evening light-
The wine of thought from a book to quaff,
And a smile for the old thief, Time, by right
Of the sound of my son’s upsurging laugh!
"Days’ End" by Robert Steel Byrnes
Of them who running on that last high place
Leapt to swift unseen bullets, or went up
On the hot blast and fury of hell's upsurge,
Or plunged and fell away past this world's verge,
Some say God caught them even before they fell.
"Spring Offensive [unfinished]" by Wilfred Owen

In news:

Overcrowding in West Virginia's prisons and regional jails probably is at least partly to blame for an upsurge in assaults against inmates and guards.
Companies say upsurge in MACs leads to duplication , added costs.
Sri Lankan government minister killed amid an upsurge in violence.
This past fall, as many senior citizens suffered headaches from struggling to understand Medicare's new prescription-drug program, RxAmerica realized that it couldn't handle the upsurge in call volume generated by the new program.
Companies say upsurge in MACs leads to duplication, added costs.
Contractors say upsurge in MACs leads to duplication, added costs.
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A 94 Percent Profit Upsurge .
Student's Death Points to Upsurge in Gang Violence in Chicago.
CCHIT Sees Large Upsurge in Applications for EHR Certification.
There's been a sudden upsurge lately in the number of fathers videotaping their children having meltdowns over life's disappointments.
This, in turn, has led to an upsurge in car sales, primarily in the leasing area, according to CU Xpress Lease .
Speaking of populist upsurges, the most successful person, so far, at addressing lunch-bucket economic concerns in America is Pat Buchanan.
Virginia state parks saw an upsurge in visitation last year, but not on the trail that runs through Galax, Carroll and Grayson.
The increased popularity of wine has resulted in an enormous upsurge in prices of the world's finest wines, a scarce commodity under the best of circumstances.

In science:

Recent years have seen the upsurge of statistical physics methods in the study of CSN.
Geometrical organization of solutions to random linear Boolean equations
In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in fractional Brownian motion, see Nualart, Chapter 5 [Nua06].
A connection between the stochastic heat equation and fractional Brownian motion, and a simple proof of a result of Talagrand
Several breakthroughs and milestones have been accomplished due to this upsurge in interest. We conclude this state-of-the-art review with a highlight of some important challenges that remain unresolved.
Multiferroicity, The coupling between magnetic and polarization
The last decade has seen an upsurge of interest in the concept of copulae.
A duality approach to the worst case value at risk for a sum of dependent random variables with known covariances
In recent times there is an upsurge of interest on studying the effects of inhomogeneities on the expansion of the Universe.
Effect of cosmic backreaction on the future evolution of an accelerating universe