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uprush

[uhp-ruhsh] /ˈʌpˌrʌʃ/
noun
1.
an upward rush, as of water or air.
2.
an abrupt increase:
an uprush of business during the noon hour.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; up- + rush1
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  • The berm crest is the highest point, and usually marks the normal limit of tidal action and wave uprush.
  • The foreshore is the active beach where wave uprush and backwash occurs over the range of the tide.
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uprush

/ˈʌpˌrʌʃ/
noun
1.
an upward rush, as of consciousness
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