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surging

[′sərj·iŋ]
(engineering)
Motion of a ship that alternately moves forward and aft, usually when moored.
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Additionally a safety line can be added at surging conditions that if it is crossed it will further increase the surge margin in order to avoid surges in the future.
Surging can cause the compressor to overheat to the point at which the maximum allowable temperature of the unit is exceeded.
2 : to move suddenly and quickly in a particular direction <Crowds were surging through the streets.