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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 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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Changes have been made to take the three stars within the crest, making it a bigger outline in a newly-designed shield.
Accenture teams with Boulder Crest Retreat: Healing Heroes one family at a time
"We're seeing a trend over millions of years, in many different lineages, of crests evolving and getting larger," Fowler says.
The Johns Hopkins researchers say their work substantially expedites the creation of neural crest cells from any patient with a neural crest-related disorder, a tool that lets physicians and scientists study each patient's disorder at the cellular level.
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.
"This same gene in humans has been implicated as a contributor to Alzheimer's disease, as well as prostate cancer and possibly other cancers," Shapiro said, noting that more than 80 of the 350 pigeon breeds have head crests, which play a role in attracting mates in many bird species.
"The shape of the brain can tell us a lot about what senses were important in a dinosaur's everyday life, and give insight into the function of the crests," says Evans.
It the first time in royal history an identifying symbol on the crest has incorporated the mother's family logo.
MAYO GAA chiefs will introduce a new crest for their county jerseys in time for next year's Championship.
Everton." have today revealed how they will let supporters choose the new club crest for next seasoS n.
The 1-m-long skull was capped with a hollow, bony crest whose surface is covered with many branching channels, which Kellner and Campos say once contained a network of blood vessels.
"Compared to other modern crests, particularly in its web or broadcast form, it had started to look tired.
Female blue tits prefer males with more ultraviolet light (UV) reflecting from their crests (SN: 4/18/98, p.
Shirt crests did not return until 1972, when white 'EFC' letters were simply embroidered onto the shirt.
Under ultraviolet light, male crests may be a different "cot or" from female crests, report Sarah Hunt of the University of Bristol in England and her colleagues.