red wave

red wave

In the US, a surge of voters supporting Republican candidates, resulting in an unusually high number being elected to office. (Republicans are associated with the color red.) Conservatives are hopeful that a red wave is coming in the midterm elections this fall.
See also: red, wave
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In particular, the Aberdeen FC "red wave" was more than 1,000 strong and along with supporters aged 12 to 76, a number of staff members from the club also took part.
The AFC Red Wave will involve 1,000 people turning up to support all the participants, including all the supporters and staff from the club who have signed up to take part.
Caption: When light excites the material and induces large atomic vibrations at frequency m (blue wave), fundamental material properties are modulated in time at twice such frequency (red wave), acting as a source for phonon amplification
The drills called 'Red Wave I' took place in Saudi Arabia's territorial waters in the Red Sea.
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry announced that the "Red Wave 1" naval drills concluded on Thursday for countries that surround the Red Sea.
Egyptian naval units are participating in the Red Wave 1 naval drills - Press photo CAIRO -- 1 January 2019: Egyptian naval units are participating in the Red Wave 1 naval drills, which kicked off Sunday for the countries overlooking the Red Sea,including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, and Yemen.
Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami has highly appreciated the initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to establish a Group of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (AARSGA) and the launching of the joint naval drill "Red Wave 1" with the participation of seven Arab countries, namely the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, Yemen and Djibouti and observers from the Federal Republic of Somalia.
There was Aburi Hamachi Nigiri with olive tapenade & edible flower, Aburi Japanese Wagyu Nigiri with smoked shoyu & wasabi pickles, Aburi O-Toro Nigiri with tobiko, daikon oroshi & chives, Red Wave Roll (spicy prawn, avocado and masatake sauce), Ebi Oshi Sushi with lime zest and ume sauce and the classic Salmon Oshi Sushi with wild sockeye salmon, jalapeno and Miku sauce.
A red wave came through Franklin County last week, giving Republicans every office at the courthouse.
Meantime, I'd love to be wrong (and a big enough red wave could prove me wrong), but I don't think challengers Lou Barletta in Pennsylvania and Jim Renacci in Ohio can take out incumbents Bob Casey and Sherrod Brown.
After riding a red wave in the 2010 election, Republicans used their new House supermajority to redraw Texas' political maps following the once-a-decade census in a way that would help them hold onto their gains.
Depending on which political party, media outlet and self-appointed expert is making pronouncements, there will a Red Wave or a Blue Wave.
Trump is still hopeful that he can make a "red wave" happen in the midterms even though he complained recently that his popularity has taken a hit due to the ongoing investigation into his alleged ties with Russia.
The GOP became the dominant party after a red wave in 2010.