Upwelling vs Upswelling - What's the difference?

upwelling | upswelling |

As nouns the difference between upwelling and upswelling

is that upwelling is an upward movement from a lower source while upswelling is that which upswells.

As a verb upswelling is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(en noun)
  • An upward movement from a lower source.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 873:
  • Rather separate from the abolitionist campaign, although likewise led by anglophone Evangelicals, was a sudden upwelling of commitment to worldwide mission.
  • the oceanographic phenomenon that occurs when strong, usually seasonal, winds push water away from the coast, bringing cold, nutrient-rich deep waters up to the surface
  • upswelling



  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which upswells.