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channel surf

To frequently change channels when watching television, especially for an extended period of time. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. After a long week of work, I like to just sit on the sofa and channel surf for a few hours.
See also: channel, surf
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To better understand the world that surrounds your campers when they are home, watch TV on Saturday mornings and then channel surf over to The Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, and - yes - even MTV.
Among the sensible: Gingrich wants prisoners to work and study in prison, not lift weights and channel surf.
For example, they are willing to watch different genres, watch repeat episodes and channel surf to hunt for different programs.
But you can't channel surf these days without stumbling upon one.
Take your pick, or channel surf among them and discuss which historic costume suits him best.
You can run a TV-in-a-window (any size) up to full screen and channel surf 16 channels at once and you can even connect to camcorders, satellite receivers or VCRs.
With this new lineup, PRIMESTAR created a whole new way to watch TV called Hyper-Surfing, a faster, easier way to channel surf which allows viewers to jump or "Hyper-Surf" directly to their favorite programming categories.
Best bet: Save your money and channel surf between the Discovery and Nature channels instead.
GIST's virtual remote control provides users with the ability to channel surf their listings choices instead of channel surfing their television set.
Support for IGMPv3: IPTV delivery is improved by assuring quality of service (QoS) when multiple video streams are delivered to different TVs simultaneously or when a subscriber needs to channel surf.
Why channel surf when the world's best programming is available by surfing Wavelit?
62% of those surveyed said they found it rude when the person who controls the remote constantly channel surfs.