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Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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At least 222 inmates also escaped from our prison, because the prison was destroyed by the tidal wave,'' Taruna was quoted as saying by the Jakarta-based television network Metro TV.
Now we have the rapidly escalating tidal wave of the Internet.
The tidal wave did not stop here, it has travelled many miles across Europe, across the sea to Glasgow, Liverpool, Leicester, Ireland, America, Canada, New Zealand and continental Europe, where we have many friends and family.
The world's strongest earthquake in 40 years struck early Sunday off the coast of Indonesia, triggering massive tidal waves that killed thousands across South and Southeast Asia.
The earthquake, behind the tidal wave which swamped parts of Asia, was caused by one of the plates which makes up the world's surface moving a matter of metres, experts said.
THOUSANDS died in a devastating tidal wave triggered by a massive earthquake in south-east Asian.
Amid the tidal wave of Australian talent sweeping American film, it's bracing to realize that only four or five original musicals have found success Down Under.
PARTS of South Wales could be wiped out by a giant tidal wave, the National Assembly has been warned.
Moses Idlout, my spiritual mentor, had several personal visions of a great tidal wave coming from the Arctic Ocean and flooding Arctic Quebec.
Our nation soon will be beset by a veritable demographic tidal wave of baby boomers considering long-term-care costs as they approach retirement," HIAA President Chip Kahn said.
Marquette will sell the TIDAL WAVE monitor as an accessory for its new line of transport and low-cost patient monitors, the Dash 1000 and Eagle 1000.
Each alone would be serious; together they create a virtual tidal wave of trouble.