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An unexpected, temporary, uncontrolled increase in current or voltage in an electrical circuit; a voltage spike.
An unexpected and uncontrolled increase in the output power of an engine or motor.
What was your first thought when you felt the power surge?
Since a power surge would potentially affect every station, this was cause for ambulance bigwigs to declare a major incident.
A power surge on the Bridge is rapidly and correctly diagnosed as a faulty capacitor by the highly-trained and competent engineering staff.
If the light itself were to fail, the power surge would trip the main circuit breaker and the whole tower would shut down.
The fuse is designed to last through multiple uses, but may blow out of the microwave suffers a power surge.
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