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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

surf and turf

Seafood (surf), especially fish or lobster, served with beef (turf). Sometimes stylized as "surf 'n' turf." I've never understood the appeal of surf and turf, personally—I love steak and lobster, but their flavors don't really go together. I know a great place down by the beach that does excellent surf 'n' turf.
See also: and, surf, turf

surf the net

To browse the various content of the Internet. With the ubiquity of affordable smartphones and computers, everyone from seniors to preschoolers is able to surf the net these days. I just worry that he spends too much time surfing the net alone instead of hanging out with other kids his age.
See also: net, surf

surf and turf

fish and beef; lobster and beef. (A dinner serving incorporating both expensive seafood and an expensive cut of beef. Alludes to the sea and to the pasture. Fixed order.) Walter ordered the surf and turf, but Alice ordered only a tiny salad. No surf and turf for me. I want fish and fish alone.
See also: and, surf, turf

surf the Net

to browse around in the contents of the Internet. I spend an hour a day or more surfing the Net.
See also: net, surf

surf the net

move from site to site on the Internet.
Surf here comes from channel-surfing , the practice of switching frequently between channels on a television set in an attempt to find an interesting programme.
See also: net, surf

surf and turf

a dish containing both seafood and meat, typically shellfish and steak. chiefly North American
See also: and, surf, turf

surf

1. mod. wonderful; with it; excellent. (California.) This party is, like, surf.
2. in. to use a remote control to check a large number of TV stations. (see also channel hopping.) Don spends almost an hour surfing before he falls asleep in front of the TV.

surf the net

tv. to browse through the offerings of the internet. He surfs the net for three hours each evening.
See also: net, surf
References in classic literature ?
It's me," said Kotick, bobbing in the surf and looking like a little white slug.
He has the looks and manner of a Special Forces colonel and surfs with an elite team of training-obsessed fellow tow-in fanatics and swooping helicopters.
For anyone unable to summon a vivid physical memory of riding a wave, the typical surf film would be as compelling as hard-core porn to a toddler.
Rider who surfs with right foot as lead foot: -- foot
But the endless pounding of surf can really grind down a beach.
You literally can't fight a wave,'' said Zambetti, who lives in Malibu and surfs frequently.
Burch, who also board surfs, said about kayaks, ``It's fun paddling out, its fun playing in the soup, and its fun on the waves.
Todd Cool surfs the Internet to help Southern California surfers catch the good waves.
com)-- Two East Coast-based brothers with a deep passion for surfing have launched a comprehensive web directory focused on helping local, independently-owned surf shops, shapers and surf instructors get more exposure in this ever-changing digital world.
Maggie Hood founded the Surf Safety Alliance to educate new surfers and encourage experienced surfers to be more sharing on the water.
Definitive Collection of Art and Memories Featuring World's Most Significant Icons, Artists and Writers in Surf Culture
SANTA MONICA - If you've ever had the desire to hang 10, or even one or two, the Surf Academy is the place to get stoked about Southern California's signature sport.
Smart Web surfers worldwide can now join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other Disney characters on an interactive Internet safety adventure as they travel to Surf Swell Island: Adventures in Internet Safety on Disney.