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Meaning of SURF

Pronunciation:  surf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  waves breaking on the shore
  2. [v]  switch channels, on television
  3. [v]  look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular; "browse a computer directory"; "surf the internet or the world wide web"
  4. [v]  ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard; "Californians love to surf"
 

SURF is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: breaker, breakers, browse, channel-surf
 
 See Also: change, glide, look for, moving ridge, search, seek, shift, switch, wave, windsurf

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Surf\, n. [Formerly spelled suffe, and probably the same
    word as E. sough.]
    The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, esp. upon a
    sloping beach.
    
    {Surf bird} (Zo["o]l.), a ploverlike bird of the genus
       {Aphriza}, allied to the turnstone.
    
    {Surf clam} (Zo["o]l.), a large clam living on the open
       coast, especially {Mactra, or Spisula, solidissima}. See
       {Mactra}.
    
    {Surf duck} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of sea
       ducks of the genus {Oidemia}, especially {O.
       percpicillata}; -- called also {surf scoter}. See the Note
       under {Scoter}.
    
    {Surf fish} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       California embiotocoid fishes. See {Embiotocoid}.
    
    {Surf smelt}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Smelt}.
    
    {Surf whiting}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Whiting}.
    
    
  2. \Surf\, n.
    The bottom of a drain. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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