Translation of surf in Spanish:

surf

olas, n.

Pronunciation /səːf//sərf/

noun

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    (rompientes) (waves) olas feminine
    (swell) oleaje masculine
    • The game is played in the surf, in rough surf with decent booming waves.
    • Then we'd take a swim in the crashing surf before hiking back to our kayaks.
    • He paused and listened, and it reminded him of breaking surf.
    • After that came some reading and napping on the beach and then much frolicking in the rough surf.
    • They had come just to watch the surf pounding in here right now.
    • We just stand there, listening to the thundering surf.
    • They formed pairs, walking off in individual directions toward the rolling surf.
    • Occasionally, we could hear surf breaking on the reef that surrounded us.
    • We see the surf pounding on the rocks below in the moonlight as Barnabas continues.
    • She sat in her chamber, listening to the fall of surf on an interior beach.
    • With a roar of surf, the wave struck the beach and raced inland toward them.
    • Surrounded by crashing surf, there is no place on its perimeter to land a boat.
    • Their maiden rescue saw six volunteers saving a troubled fisherman in rough surf and gale-force wind.
    • You'll see one of them disappear under the pounding surf for 8 seconds before resurfacing.
    • You hear the pounding surf and see a cluster of cartoonish grass huts sprouting in the distance.
    • The idea of sharing Christmas cheer surrounded by warm sands and crashing surf sounded wonderfully alluring.
    • All he wants is someplace warm, where palm trees blow in balmy breezes along a gentle, rolling surf.
    • The thundering surf around the jutting piers of Pacific Ocean Park is the favoured playground of these washed-out youngsters.
    • On the northeast coast, there were reports of massive waves and thundering surf.
    • He looks over the pounding surf with an evil smile, and then we hear him thinking.
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    (foam)
    espuma feminine

intransitive verb

Sport

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    hacer surf
    hacer surfing
    • He looked more like he should be surfing off his native Australian coast.
    • Until now, the location of the wave has remained a secret and surfed only by a handful of surfers from the U.S. and Mexico.
    • We surfed in countless contests and had even more surf sessions from the early 60's until last year.
    • The Floridian surfed well, but his Brazilian counterpartmanaged an 8.4 toward the end and swung the lead.
    • With Pipeline in his front yard, Johnson started surfing the legendary wave at age 12, and at 17 was invited to surf in the Pipe Masters competition.
    • For Slater, his first WCT final of 2004 remained well within grasp until the last wave was surfed.
    • Pat's really short and can fit turns in really quick, like on his first wave where he scored an 8.5 and surfed really well.
    • He would explain that he got really bad sunburn while he was surfing at the beach.
    • We had really gotten into surfing and went there at the end of summer to surf hurricane waves.
    • The sand is black, it was very hot and sunny and if we had taken a surfboard we could have surfed on the waves.
    • I love it here, but I miss my old friends and how I could surf everyday.
    • Of course there is also the option that if you can't beat the rain, why not join it by surfing the waves!
    • The fact that I had never actually seen a wave let alone surfed one was irrelevant.
    • I see those guys on TV, and they are surfing those huge waves.
    • Hansen spent his summers exploring the grottoes and caves along the coastline, surfing its waves, and playing in the forests on San Simeon Point.
    • Despite the lack of depth within the graphics engine, I still got the feeling as though I was surfing a massive wave in an exotic location.
    • I was surfing at a beach near Malibu.
    • Have you come to the point where you realize you don't need waves to surf any more?
    • Then he ceases his paddling and surfs the waves back to the water's edge, over and over again - and even now, in my mind.
    • Thanks to its flat bottom, the Transformer spins like a top with the slightest of strokes and surfs standing waves as nimbly as a true kahuna.
    • It's also fast enough to surf standing waves, stable enough to 360 in some holes, and nimble enough to nip into tiny eddies for a break.
    • A guy who surfs on his belly did much more than just bruise the ego of one who stands.
    • It is a waste to let good waves be ridden incompetently, so surfers push harder to surf better.
    • The next day, with a hangover and a fridge in tow, he proceeded to surf Strandhill's famous waves.
    • Usually I struggle to get waves anywhere here - there's always a lot of guys, I prefer not to hassle, and I don't think I deserve to get the best waves because I'm not someone who surfs here all the time.
    • ‘People who surf mushy waves end up becoming the best surfers,’ says Setterholm.
    • Each team surfs as a group with 4 surfers in the water at a time
    • Anyone who surfs or who has done a significant amount of marine boating experience can relay a story about a rogue wave.
    • When I stayed with my father in Toronto, I used to watch him surf everyday.
    • It was a little sneaky, but he surfed well and got the score on his last wave.
    • After all, a Mayor who surfs, fights to make our waters as clean as possible, and exchanges ideas every morning with Skip Frye is bound to be a good thing.
    • That Offaly team was always able to surf the tricky waves, and had a worldliness that this young side couldn't expect to have.
    • Bethany not only made the final, but surfed well, managing to pick off set waves and paddle for position.
    • They can surf the waves, skin a rabbit and dazzle a television audience.
    • I guess you could say we are a third generation surfing family as my dad surfed in the 1930's in Southern California, I surf, and my son surfs daily.
    • She loved surfing the giant waves of the sea and it was her favorite sport.
    • He had surfed towards the shore, entered the buffer zone on his board, caught another wave, with the consequence that after a couple of seconds he entered the flagged area and then commenced to walk to the shore.
    • We don't know if we still have it in us to surf the big waves.
    • The competition was organised by the West Sligo Forum and included some exotic events like surfing the waves at Enniscrone.
    • Despite the youthful rites of passage of surfing the Pacific waves, the Lone Star State has fulfilled all his childhood fantasies.

transitive verb

Computing

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    explorar
    navegar en
    to surf the Internet/Web navegar / surfear en / por Internet/la web
    • There are even some providers who will offer free access if you are willing to surf the Internet with numerous pop-ups from their advertisers.
    • I remember a few years back the infamous Yahoo taxi cabs that let you surf the internet (via a ricochet modem).
    • If you spend any time surfing the Internet, then you've probably encountered several examples of pop-under windows.
    • Time spent playing computer games and surfing the Internet in lieu of playing outside is also contributing to the surge of obesity.
    • Simply surfing the Internet, reading email, downloading music or other files can infect your PC without you knowing it.
    • An increasing number of consumers are surfing the Internet and watching TV at the same time.
    • Every day, I have the opportunity of surfing the Internet at home while getting my neighbour to pay for it.
    • After a few seconds of network initialisation, you have a GPRS link and you can surf the Internet slowly but serviceably.
    • Basically, I surf the Internet, send a little e-mail, download some music and occasionally work with Microsoft Word.
    • It seems everybody is demanding increased bandwidth to surf the Internet and transmit data faster.
    • Instead, he surfed the Internet constantly, becoming an accomplished player of computer games.
    • They have a very limited knowledge of security and put their business at risk through using their work computer at home or letting family members surf the internet on their work PC.
    • Anyone surfing the Internet for more than a week eventually needs help from someone else.
    • At the end of 2000, the area had 6.1 million subscribers surfing the Internet via broadband.
    • Now I'm just surfing the net doing high-speed research for a meeting tomorrow.
    • A recent poll by Homecall showed that the number one reason people surf the internet is to download music.
    • They sit watching TV, playing computer games and surfing the internet.
    • The Multi.phone allows users to surf the Internet and send e-mails or text messages.
    • If you can surf the internet, you can make VoIP phone calls.
    • They establish connections to an Internet service provider and offer open access for their users to surf the Internet.