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surf

verb [I or T] uk   /sɜːf/  us   /sɝːf/

surf verb [I or T] (INTERNET)

A2 to spend time visiting a lot of websites: Many towns and cities have cybercafés where you can surf the internet/Net/Web.
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surf verb [I or T] (WAVES)

B1 to ride on a wave as it comes towards land, while standing or lying on a special board: They go surfing every weekend.
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surf

noun [U] uk   /sɜːf/  us   /sɝːf/
the tops of the waves on the sea when they are near to the coast or hit against rocks: We were almost deafened by the crash/roar of the surf.
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