Meaning of upsurge

up•surge

Pronunciation: (v.up-sûrj'n.up'sûrj&sec), [key]
— v., n. -surged, -surg•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to surge up; increase; rise: Water upsurged. Crime upsurged.
—n.
  1. the act of surging up; a large or rapid increase: an upsurge in sales.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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