regi-, reg-, rec-, rex-
(Latin: to direct, to rule, to lead straight, to keep straight; to guide, to govern)
Although it does not appear to be correct, all of the words in this unit etymologically come from this family group. Some words; such as, surge and its related formats, may be presented as separate units; however, they originally evolved from this family unit.
2. To procure information about where something comes: While writing his term paper, Jack had to source for the origin of a quotation he read and wanted to include in his paper.
2. A strong, swelling, wavelike volume or body of something: The burning brush produced a billowing surge of smoke.
3. A fast, sudden movement: There was a suddenl surged forward in the car when Joe stepped on the gas pedal.
4. The swelling and rolling of the sea: The surge of the ocean crashed against the homes along the beach.
5. In meteorology, a widespread change in atmospheric pressure that is in addition to cyclonic and normal diurnal changes; A storm surge was predicted on the news in the morning.
6. With electricity, a sudden rush or burst of current or voltage; a violent oscillatory disturbance: A power surge at the city's generator produced a sudden blackout in the whole area.
7. An uneven flow and strong momentum given to a fluid: There was a surge of water in the tank resulting in a rapid, temporary rise in pressure.
8. A sudden unplanned change in an electrical system's voltage which is capable of damaging electrical equipment: An example of such a surge would be especially an increase in voltage significantly above the designated level of 120 volts for U.S. household and office wiring, or 220 volts in Europe or in other parts of the world.
9. Etymology: from Latin surgere, "to rise"; a contraction of surrigere, "to rise" from sub-, "up from below" + regere, "to keep straight, to guide".
Electrical surges refer to sudden unplanned changes in an electrical system's voltage that is capable of damaging electrical equipment, especially an increase in voltage significantly above the designated level of 120 volts or 220 volts.
A surge suppressor is often used to protect computer systems and other electronic equipment.
Thermoregulation concerns the various physiological processes by which the body regulates its internal temperature.
Thermoregulation is the process by which an organism regulates its internal body temperature which takes place by means of various physiological processes but can also involve behavior, such as moving away from a condition of extreme heat or cold.
The two most common forms are ectothermic and endothermic regulation.
Vexilla regis prodeunt,
Fulget crucis mysterium,
Qua vita mortem pertulit
Et morta vitam protulit.
Abroad the royal banners fly
And bear the gleaming Cross on high-
That Cross whereon Life suffered death
And gave us life with dying breath.
Another interpretation: "Life is mostly a matter of luck."