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surf in Oceanography topic

surfsurf2 noun [uncountable]  HEOWATERthe white substance that forms on top of waves as they move towards the shore
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surfFortunately it wasn't the usual Aussie surf!You will see groups of them clustered way out beyond the breaking surf waiting for the best waves.The initial report was: Child in surf.Then the rod-man screamed, arm pointing straight ahead at the surf.Again and again the lifeboat was thrown back by the surf.Ahead of them, Trent could hear the surf smashing on the reef, heavy now and threatening.If the surf is really big, it sounds like a constant low roar.He came out of the surf exhausted and starving and naked.