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Definitions for surfing
ˈsɜr fɪŋsurf·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surfing, surfboarding, surfridingnoun

    the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave

Wiktionary

  1. surfingnoun

    The pastime or sport of riding surf on a surfboard.

  2. surfingnoun

    The action of the verb to surf.

Freebase

  1. Surfing

    Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a "surfer", rides on the forward face of a wave, which is most often carrying the surfer towards shore. Waves suitable for surfing are primarily found in the ocean, but can also be found in lakes or in rivers in the form of a standing wave or tidal bore. However, modern-day surfing can also be done in man-made sources such as wave pools and boat wakes. The term "surfing" refers to the act of riding a wave and not the form in which the wave is ridden. For instance, the native peoples of the Pacific surfed waves on alaia, paipo, and other such crafts on their belly, knees, and feet. Not to mention, Bodysurfing, the act of surfing a wave without a board, is considered by some to be the purest form of surfing. That much said, the more modern day definition of surfing tends to refer to when a surfer rides a wave standing up on a surfboard, which is referred to as stand-up surfing or paddleboarding. Although, another prominent form of surfing in the ocean today includes bodyboarding, which refers to when a surfer rides a wave either on the belly, dropknee, or stand-up on a bodyboard. Not to mention, knee boarding, surfmatting, foils, bodysurfing, and so forth.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surfing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surfing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of surfing in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Change is always inevitable, because nothing stays still forever. You can't stop the Change, but you can surely do your best to manage it most effectively. When you can't stop the rising waves, you must strive to be the best at surfing. You'll then enjoy riding the waves, instead of being drowned by them. The same strategy applies to riding the waves of challenges, especially when the tides get high in the ocean of life.

  2. Michelle Karam:

    It's quite the drive and public transit is not an option, so travelers should make sure to rent a car or have a local driver, the beach itself is a great spot for surfing. Across the road I'd recommend grabbing some 'bake and shark,' a popular local dish, along with the local brew, Carib.

  3. Marc Levine:

    Essentially we've been surfing on the national recovery, the idea was that Wisconsin policies are better than the national policies and we were going to move ahead of the national rate. That clearly hasn't happened.

  4. Sayuri Blondt:

    When you are out in the ocean surfing and you do see a woman of color, just be friendly with her and help her to feel welcome in the ocean, that's the biggest thing.

  5. Abu Jayyab:

    We have been surfing for 20 years and we did not lose any chance to surf, this sport runs in our blood.

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