Upswell vs Upwelling - What's the difference?

upswell | upwelling |

As nouns the difference between upswell and upwelling

is that upswell is a rising swell while upwelling is an upward movement from a lower source.

As a verb upswell

is to swell upward.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A rising swell.
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  • To swell upward.
  • upwelling


    (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