microsurge etymology

English word microsurge comes from English surge, English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of microsurge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
surge English (eng) (electricity) A sudden electrical spike or increase of voltage and current.. (nautical) The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).. (obsolete) A spring; a fountain.. A sudden transient rush, flood or increase.. 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. (intransitive) To rush, [...]
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
microsurge English (eng) A surge in a very small electric current.

Words with the same origin as microsurge

Descendants of surge
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Descendants of micro-
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