Surf
Surf 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. [1913 Webster]

{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 solidissima} (syn. {Spisula solidissima}). See {Mactra}.

{Surf duck} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}, especially {Oidemia 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}. [1913 Webster]


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  • surf — surf …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • surf — [ sɶrf ] n. m. • 1961; angl. amér. surf board, de surf « déferlante » et board « planche » ♦ Sport nautique, d origine polynésienne, qui consiste à se maintenir en équilibre debout sur une planche portée sur la crête d une déferlante. Faire du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • SURF — (englisch, Speeded Up Robust Features, frei übersetzt: „Beschleunigte, robuste Merkmale“) ist ein Algorithmus von Herbert Bay et al. zur schnellen und robusten Erkennung von Bildmerkmalen für maschinelles Sehen. SURF ersetzt die in SIFT… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SURF — (Speeded Up Robust Features) is a robust image descriptor that can be used in computer vision tasks. It is partly inspired by the SIFT descriptor. The standard version of SURF is several times faster than SIFT and claimed by its authors to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Surf — may refer to: * An ocean surface wave as it breaks in shallow water or upon the shore. * Surfing, a surfboard based water sport * Surf culture, the culture surrounding the sport of surfing * Surf music * Surf (detergent) * Summer Undergraduate… …   Wikipedia

  • surf — s.n. Placă plutitoare de lemn sau de material plastic care serveşte la alunecarea pe suprafaţa apei a celui care practică surfingul. [pr.: sărf] – cuv. engl. Trimis de ionel, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SURF s. v. surfing. Trimis de siveco, 13.09 …   Dicționar Român

  • surf — surf; surf·er; surf·man; surf·able; wind·surf·ing; surf·board·er; wind·surf; wind·surf·er; …   English syllables

  • surf — [sɜːf ǁ sɜːrf] verb surf the net/​TV (channels) COMPUTING to look quickly at information on the Internet or at several different television programmes to find something that interests you: • You can surf 35 home shopping channels and still not… …   Financial and business terms

  • surf — 1. Voz tomada del verbo inglés to surf, o creada por acortamiento del sustantivo inglés surfing, que designa el deporte acuático practicado sobre una tabla que se desliza sobre las olas: «El baño de mar entre los ases del surf nos entretuvo hasta …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • surf — (del inglés; pronunciamos surf ) sustantivo masculino 1. Área: deporte Deporte acuático que consiste en deslizarse con una tabla sobre las olas: practicar surf, hacer surf …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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