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Causing surprise; unexpected,
  1. Causing surprise; unexpected
    • - a surprising sequence of events

  1. causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money"
  2. (surprisingly) amazingly: in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise; "amazingly, he finished medical school in three years"
  3. (surprisingness) unexpectedness: extraordinariness by virtue of being unexpected; "the unexpectedness of the warm welcome"
  4. (surprise) cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"
  5. (surprise) the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  6. (surprise) a sudden unexpected event
  7. (Surprise!) Surprise! is a 1995 short film by German director Veit Helmer. It won a Golden Space Needle award at the 1995 Seattle International Film Festival. The story centers on a Rube Goldberg device.
  8. (Surprise (1777)) Surprise, the first American naval ship of the name, was a sloop purchased by the Continental Navy in 1777 and commanded by Captain Benjamin Dunn.
  9. (Surprise (animated film)) Surprise is a Pixar animated short created in 1991 by Pixar Animation Studios for Sesame Street. It starred Luxo Jr. from a previous Pixar short film.
  10. (Surprise (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)) "Surprise" is episode 13 of season 2 of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  11. (Surprise (clipper)) The Surprise, a California clipper built in 1850, "was one of the most successful clipper ships ever constructed, and proved a mine of wealth for her owners." She sailed in the China trade until 1876.
  12. (Surprise (Crystal Waters album)) Surprise is the debut album by singer-songwriter, Crystal Waters, released in 1991. Although the album stalled at #197 on the Billboard 200, the album performed better in both the Club/Dance and Urban music markets. Surprise peaked at #65 on the U.S. ...
  13. (surprised) Experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected
  14. (SURPRISE) We're not there yet ... but we're a lot closer now than we were just a few years ago, and the effort is gaining a lot of momentum. A number of significant factors affecting parallelization and effective speedup have been identified and automated in new compilers,
  15. (Surprise (Earnings Surprise)) A company earnings report that differs (either positively or negatively) from what analysts were expecting (consensus forecast). This often causes movement in the stock's price.
  16. (Surprise) (originally called Rose) — San Diego, California, USA — Replica of the 18th century Royal Navy frigate HMS Rose
  17. (Surprise) A treble bob method in which an internal place is made every time the treble is going from one dodge to another. Another kind of treble bob method are the Delight methods.
  18. (Surprise) Characterized by an upward curve of the eyebrows, widening of the eyes to reveal the whites and a drop of the jaw.
  19. (Surprise) Describes the discrepancy between actual earnings and an earning's forecast.
  20. (Surprise) Important characteristic of grotesque entertainments. [This entry will be developed]
  21. (Surprise) Lynsey de Paul (debut)
  22. (Surprise) Optimara variety. Medium, standard African Violet (4-inch pot size) with single, bi-color flowers. Flowers are blue and pink. Leaves are light green. An unusual variety in that there is variation in each plant. Introduced 1997. More information.
  23. (Surprise) The difference, expressed as a percent, between the actual (reported) earnings and the I/B/E/S Surprise mean EPS estimate for a company, for the fiscal period indicated.
  24. (Surprise) The reaction to a turn of events not foreseen. A peripety, if the unexpected development results in a complete overturning of the dramatic circumstances or relationships.
  25. (Surprise) When a gap suddenly arises between your perceptions and your expectations of a situation, that's surprise. It can happen either because your expectations were unrealistic, or your perceptions are wrong. As expectations gradually adjust, the level of surprise fades away. ...