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An example use of surge in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and a pyroclastic surge this avalanche …”
meanings of surge
A spring; a fountain.
A sudden electrical spike or increase of voltage and current.
The maximum amplitude of a vehicle's forward/backward oscillation.
The tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips.
The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).
A sudden transient rush, flood or increase.
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.