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be on the crest of a wave

To be experiencing a particularly successful period. Right after I got married, I got a big promotion at work, so I'm really on the crest of a wave at the moment!
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on the crest of a wave

Experiencing a particularly successful period. Right after I got married, I got a big promotion at work, so I'm really on the crest of a wave at the moment!
See also: crest, of, on, wave

on the crest of the wave

Experiencing a particularly successful period. Right after I got married, I got a big promotion at work, so I'm really on the crest of the wave at the moment!
See also: crest, of, on, wave

ride the crest of (something)

To be experiencing a particularly joyous or successful period, situation, or event. The senator rode the crest of renewed enthusiasm among his party to a huge victory in the election. Riding the crest of his recent promotion, John set to work designing something really remarkable. The champion has his work cut out for him against the underdog, who is currently riding the crest of a five-bout winning streak.
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the crest of a wave

A particularly successful period. Right after I got married, I got a big promotion at work, so I'm really on the crest of a wave at the moment! The party is riding the crest of a wave following the election, as they now control the White House and both houses of congress.
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on the crest of a wave

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on the crest of the wave

If someone or something is on the crest of a wave or on the crest of the wave, they are experiencing great success. Founded in 1972, the group's members are confident they're on the crest of a wave. The sport at the moment is on the crest of the wave. Note: You can also say that someone is riding the crest of a wave or riding the crest of the wave. McCarthy's side looked like a team riding the crest of the wave. Note: Nouns such as success or popularity can be used instead of wave. Now, 14 years later, he is riding a crest of remarkable popularity. Note: The crest of a wave is its highest point.
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on the crest of a wave

at a very successful point.
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(on) the crest of a ˈwave

(at) the point of greatest success, wealth, happiness, etc: He was fortunate to arrive in Hollywood when the film industry was on the crest of a wave. OPPOSITE: (at) a low ebb
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ride the ˈcrest of something

enjoy great success or support because of a particular situation or event: The band is riding the crest of its last tour.
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The lightweight radio transmitters powered by battery, and most of the presence sites of the crested ibis were identified by the triangulation method using radio signals.
Eight predictor variables were used in this study (Table ): a) terrain factors: altitude (Alt), slope (Slp) and aspect (Asp), the Alt is always considered an important variable in existing studies of crested ibis (Ding, 2004; Li et al., 2006) and it might represent the vegetation particularly the wetland distribution in this study, and Slp and Asp influenced the nest selection of crested ibis (Ding, 2004).
Because the crested ibis has different habitat preferences for breeding, foraging and roosting, the land cover was classified as forest land, wetland, paddy field and residential area in ENVI 5.1 (Fig.
Canopy temperature differences were present in tetraploid crested wheatgrass and western wheatgrass populations in 1994, but not in 1993 (Table 2).
Mean squares for [Delta] and ash content for diploid crested wheatgrass, tetraploid crested wheatgrass, and western wheatgrass half-sib families in 1993 and 1994.
Source df [Delta] Ash Diploid crested wheatgrass Families 29 0.47(**) 136.61(**) Rep X Families 29 0.18 64.67 Year 1 28.31(**) 4126.90(**) Year X Families 29 0.23 33.47 Tetraploid crested wheatgrass Families 29 0.67(**) 130.37(**) Rep x Families 29 0.28 61.34 Year 1 86.23(**) 7844.23(**) Year X Families 29 0.22 32.59 Western wheatgrass Families 29 0.39(**) 186.30(**) Rep X Families 29 0.14 82.35 Year 1 4.90(**) 4674.76(**) Year X Families 29 0.09 104.35
Below-ground biomass under stands of crested wheatgrass has a higher carbon to nitrogen ratio than native grass species and only supplies about half as much organic N to soil (Biondini et al.
Crested wheatgrass appears to influence soil quality in a manner similar to that of row crop systems.
We presently lack the knowledge to determine the long-term effects of crested wheatgrass on the Great Plains.
A good place to begin a tour of historic Crested Butte is at the unofficial chamber of commerce, which happens to be the Hardware and Auto Supply (and Conoco station), on the corner of Elk Avenue and Fourth Street.
(Tony) Mihelich, who was born in Crested Butte in 1903.
In addition, with the number of crested ibis increasing, the population density of crested ibis in Yangxian County increased, leading to intensified intraspecific competition and an increase in the mortality rate (Ding and Liu, 2007).
With the number of crested ibis increasing, reintroduction projects have become part of a conservation strategy to save the species (Yu et al., 2009).
His address was followed by a lecture by China's Hsi Yong Mei, who came to the Crested Ibis Conservation Center on Sado Island, Niigata, in January along with two crested ibises, You You and Yang Yang, presented by China for Japan's breeding program.
About 50 of the birds hatched in the wild and in captivity this spring in Yang, in the northern Chinese province of Shan Hsi, bringing the total number of crested ibises in the country, including those raised at the Beijing zoo, to more than 170, Hsi said.