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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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Tidal wave generators are underwater turbines, which can generate electricity from tidal currents.
The World Bank, which has been monitoring flooding and tidal waves in Jakarta, warned last week of a 1.
Matthew Moore, a 32-year-old car salesman, had gone on the 'holiday of a lifetime' to take his mind off a recent divorce, but was stranded as tidal waves swept into the hotel where he was staying.
I grabbed a mango tree when the tidal wave tried to sweep me away.
For example, protest against Pimp Juice, an energy drink promoted by the rapper Nelly, was a mere ripple compared to the tidal wave of remonstration against Ghettopoly.
And while it's a pity that this movie didn't benefit from the tidal wave of money going into sappy Julia Roberts vehicles, we've at least got one Saturday night filled, for now.
Cartoon 1 expresses (A) fear that a tidal wave is coming; (B) hope that the world powers can create permanent world peace; (C) the view that strong nations cannot cooperate.
canceled an earlier tidal wave warning issued for the area of Miyakojima and Yaeyama islands.
EARLIER this year the media reported how scientists believed Britain may be threatened by a monster tidal wave predicted to devastate the coasts of Florida and Brazil, following a volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands.
The following year, in Beijing, there were about 200 of us struggling to stem the tidal wave carrying on its crest access to "safe abortion", reproductive health, and gender issues.
From the digital transformation of health care and the "rapidly escalating tidal wave of the Internet" to getting ready for Gen-Xers, they share their insights on what they see on the horizon for physician executives.
While average prices for Manhattan residential real estate - both multi-family as well as individual co-op and condo units - have been hitting record levels for the past 24 months in a row, and even though there is a strong demand by developers for construction funds, one has to be cautioned that the next wave of commercial financing will not come in form of a tidal wave.