Surge

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Surge

  • (noun) a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the tide. “flooding caused by tidal surges”
  • (noun) a sudden large increase, typically a temporary one. “the firm predicted a 20% surge in sales”
  • (noun) a major deployment of military forces to reinforce those already in a particular area.
  • (noun) a powerful rush of an emotion or feeling. “Sophie felt a surge of anger”
  • (noun) a sudden marked increase in voltage or current in an electric circuit.
  • (verb) (of a crowd or a natural force) move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward. “the journalists surged forward”
  • (verb) increase suddenly and powerfully. “shares surged to a record high”
  • (verb) of an emotion or feeling) affect someone powerfully and suddenly. “indignation surged up within her”
  • (verb) (of an electric voltage or current) increase suddenly.
  • (verb) (of a rope, chain, or windlass) slip back with a jerk.

Surge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तेज़ी से चढ़ना, लहर, आवेश, उमड़ना, तेज़ि से बढ़ना, बड़ी लहर, उमड़ पड़ना, आगे बढ़ना, प्रदर्शन बेहतर करना, प्रवाह के कारण आगे बढ़ना, उमड़ना, लहर उठना, हिलोरे मारना

Surge origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘fountain, stream’): the noun (in early use) from Old French sourgeon ; the verb partly from the Old French stem sourge-, based on Latin surgere ‘to rise’. Early senses of the verb included ‘rise and fall on the waves’ and ‘swell with great force’.

Surge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • As prices surge, India hunts for onions abroad, With onion prices rising sharply, India has launched a global hunt for the kitchen staple directing its missions in Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey and …
  • India gold demand to hit three-year low at 700 tonnes in 2019 …, … to hit three-year low at 700 tonnes in 2019 as prices surge to record high: … India’s gold demand is expected to fall to its lowest level in three …
  • India opted out of RCEP to protect domestic industry from …, Goyal said that India took a tough stand during RCEP negotiations as … “In order to prevent surge of dumping by other countries, India devised …
  • Sequoia unveils second batch of Surge startups, MUMBAI : Sequoia Capital India, the local arm of the storied Silicon Valley investor, on Tuesday unveiled its second cohort of startups from …
  • India’s organic products exports surge by 50 per cent in 2018 …, According to estimates by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority of India (APEDA), flax seeds, sesame, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Surge

  • S-sudden URGE to increase spectacularly..

Surge pronunciation

Gauge

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Gauge

  • (noun) an instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something. “a fuel gauge”
  • (noun) a tool for checking whether something conforms to a desired dimension. “mark out the details of the angled surfaces with a knife and gauge”
  • (noun) a means of estimating something. “emigration is perhaps the best gauge of public unease”
  • (noun) the thickness, size, or capacity of something, especially as a standard measure.
  • (noun) the diameter of a wire, fibre, tube, etc. “a fine 0.018-inch gauge wire”
  • (noun) a measure of the diameter of a gun barrel, or of its ammunition, expressed as the number of spherical pieces of shot of the same diameter as the barrel that can be made from 1 lb (454 g) of lead. “a 12-gauge shotgun”
  • (noun) the thickness of sheet metal or plastic. “500-gauge polythene”
  • (noun) the distance between the rails of a line of railway track. “the line was laid to a gauge of 2 ft 9 ins”
  • (noun) the position of a sailing ship to windward ( the weather gage ) or leeward ( the lee gage ) of another. “the French fleet was heavily outnumbered but had the weather gage”
  • (verb) estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of. “astronomers can gauge the star’s intrinsic brightness”
  • (verb) judge or assess (a situation, mood, etc.). “she was unable to gauge his mood”
  • (verb) measure the dimensions of (an object) with a gauge. “when dry the assemblies can be gauged exactly”

Gauge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नापना, मापना, माप, आंकना, मानदंड, गेज, नाप, मापक, भाँपना, अनुमान, एक सा करना, ठीक-ठीक नापना, नाप, पट्टी का झीना कपड़ा, पैमाना, पैमाना बनाना, मापना, रेल की लाइन का अन्तर, विस्तार

Gauge origin

  • Middle English (denoting a standard measure): from Old French gauge (noun), gauger (verb), variant of Old Northern French jauge (noun), jauger (verb), of unknown origin.

Gauge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India Services Gauge Remains in Contraction Zone in October, India’s main services index signaled a contraction for a second straight month, the weakest stretch since 2017, amid a prolonged economic …
  • RB enters male grooming category in India with hair removal …, “Male grooming is a big trend among Indian consumers who are … from online searches to gauge demand for such products in the market.
  • Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan adopting uncooperative attitude, … Sahib gurudwara in Pakistan, India was looking at sending an advance team to gauge the arrangements made, the person cited above said. ,
  • India to work with China, Pakistan to gauge impact of climate …, To better gauge the impact of climate change on the Hindu Kush mountains, which includes the Himalayas, and spruce up data-gathering, the …
  • Indian businesses buoyant about growth amid global …, According to the report, 96% of companies surveyed in India are … The gauge contracted by 5.2% in September from a growth of 4.3% in the …

Gauge pronunciation

Drab

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Drab

  • (adj) lacking brightness or interest; drearily dull. “the landscape was drab and grey”
  • (adj) of a dull light brown colour. “drab camouflage uniforms”
  • (noun) clothes, especially trousers, made of drab. “a young man dressed in drabs”
  • (noun) a slovenly woman.
  • (noun) a prostitute.

Drab meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नीरस, फीका, एक-रूप, एकाकार, धूसर, भूरा

Drab origin

  • mid 16th century (as a noun denoting undyed cloth): probably from Old French drap ‘cloth’ (see drape).
  • early 16th century: perhaps related to Low German drabbe ‘mire’ and Dutch drab ‘dregs’.

Drab in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Column: A Far Cry From The Vibrant Indian Elections … ongoing campaign for the Christmas elections in this country strangely quiet and drab.
  • Pratap powers SC Railway to title, … SN Vohra’s All-India Gurmit Memorial Hockey Tournament here today. … Sector 42 Sports Complex, PNB took the lead after a drab first-half, …
  • Delhi must do what little it can to strengthen the civilian …, The current juncture in Pakistan is a good moment for India to speak up on … the Maulana has lent some colour to the drab Pakistani politics.
  • ISL 2019-20 diary: Problem with the opener, Kochi’s Nehru Stadium is a much sought-after venue in the Indian Super League and the season opener in two of … Drab draw on Diwali day.
  • Cricketers, officials enjoy top-class facilities at matches, even …, … a series that was drab and dreary, Virat Kohli told media-persons that … Sourav Ganguly, who was India’s skipper for over half a decade and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Drab 

  • Sounds like drag, if a movie is dragged unnecessarily it becomez boring or dull

Drab pronunciation

Hitherto

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Hitherto

  • (adve) until now or until the point in time under discussion. “hitherto part of French West Africa, Benin achieved independence in 1960”

Hitherto meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अभी तक, अब तक

Hitherto in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Successful mission of Chandrayaan 2 generated curiosity …, … said while addressing India International Science Festival in Kolkata … its soft landing on the hitherto unexplored lunar south pole in the early …
  • Delhi air pollution: Arvind Kejriwal blames Haryana, Punjab …, … connectivity with over 11.5 crore farmers and their families across India, making it a communication exercise hitherto unprecedented in scale.
  • MoS Kishan Reddy inaugurates gallery in Delhi showcasing …, New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, … who have hitherto remained a largely unrecognized talent pool,” the ..
  • L&T Finance transfers 9.9% CG Power stake, valued Rs 87.5 …, … Finance has transferred them unto itself from Vistra, which were hitherto held … Following this, the Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi) …
  • Rural Development Minister releases wastelands atlas 2019, New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Narendra … hectare (Mha) hitherto unmapped area of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hitherto

  • hriday+toe aaj tak maine kisi bhi insaan ka hriday aur toe(pair ka angutha) eak saath hai nahi dekha

Hitherto pronunciation

Whistleblower

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Whistleblower

  • (noun) a person who informs on a person or organization regarded as engaging in an unlawful or immoral activity.

Whistleblower meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मुखबिर

Whistleblower our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Everything you need to know about whistleblowing in India …, The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has no such … Whistleblower mechanisms in India are regulated internally at companies.
  • Donald Trump calls on Ukraine whistleblower to ‘come forward’, WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday called on the whistleblower whose concerns prompted an impeachment inquiry to …
  • Best of BS Opinion: RBI’s reputational crisis, India’s …, Somasekhar Sundaresan says it might be time to review the whistleblower policy. The greater the ambiguity in the law on how one would be …
  • ETtech Top 5: Infy’s whistleblower probe, startups & job policy …, India is one of the four largest markets for Western Union globally and the company is investing heavily on enabling payments digitally.
  • Top headlines: Infosys battles whistleblower scandal, Chidambaram gets bail … “India is proud of his accomplishments,” said Modi on Twitter.

Whistleblower pronunciation