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- adj. Surging; rising.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Rising; swelling, as a flood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rising; swelling; surging.
- n. In geology, a division of the Paleozoic system, according to the nomenclature suggested by H. D. Rogers, but not generally adopted.
From Latin surgens, present participle of surgo ("rise, get up") (Wiktionary)