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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!
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

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

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 will has his work cut out for him against the underdog, who is currently riding the crest of a five-bout winning streak.
See also: crest, of, ride

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.
See also: crest, of, wave

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.
See also: crest, of, on, wave

on the crest of a wave

at a very successful point.
See also: crest, of, on, wave

(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
See also: crest, of, wave

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.
See also: crest, of, ride, something
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Previously, the same research team produced customized neural crest cells by first reprogramming patient skin cells into induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, which are similar to embryonic stem cells in their ability to become any of a broad array of cell types.
Now we can circumvent the iPS cells step, saving seven to nine months of time and labor and producing neural crest cells that are more similar to the familial dysautonomia patients' cells," said Gabsang Lee, an assistant professor of neurology at the Institute for Cell Engineering and the study's senior author.
BADGE OF HONOUR: Everton players and their crests over the years.
Inset) Previous Everton crests through the ages Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
The crests were stamped with dies onto the paper, producing an embossed effect which you can feel with your fingers.
A large number of individuals and institutions made use of such crests on stationery, including the aristocracy, army regiments, royal navy ships, schools and universities, companies, clubs and associations.
MAYO GAA chiefs will introduce a new crest for their county jerseys in time for next year's Championship.
The present crest is set to be altered and registered in a bid to stop outside agencies from cashing in on the logo.
The current Mayo crest incorporates nine yew trees, a sailing boat and religious crosses and was designed in the 1960s by former Connacht Council secretary Johnny Mulvey.
But the production of the likes of calenders and replica jerseys bearing the county's crest, without payment to the players' fund, has prompted officials to take the bold move.
Blood vessels nestled within grooves in the crest would have provided a more streamlined outer surface than ones resting atop bone, he notes.
The AD6633 is Analog Devices' first digital up-converter with crest factor reduction technology for CDMA2000, W-CDMA, and TD-SCDMA, 3G wireless transmitter applications.
Separately, Hercules and Hercules Trust II, a wholly-owned subsidiary trust of Hercules, sold 350,000 CRESTS Units at $1,000 per Unit for gross proceeds of $350 million.
Each CRESTS Unit consists of a preferred security issued by a wholly-owned subsidiary trust of Hercules and a warrant to purchase approximately 23 shares of Hercules Common Stock at an exercise price of $42.
Approximately 4,400,000 shares of common stock and 350,000 CRESTS Units are being offered.