- The sport of riding toward the shore on the forward slope of a wave, especially while standing or lying on a surfboard. Also called surfboarding .
- Informal The activity of casually looking at something that offers numerous options, such as the internet or television.
Courtney Conlogue of the United States at the 2009 Billabong Junior World Championships
North Narrabeen, Australia
surfing - Computer Definition
Examining online material, such as databases, news clips and forums to find some item of interest. It implies quickly moving from one item to another, like "TV channel surfing," the rapid changing of TV channels to find something of interest. See Web surfing.