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cybersurfing

Syllabification: cy·ber·surf·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsībərˌsərfiNG
 
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Definition of cybersurfing in English:

noun

The practice of using and browsing the Internet, especially as a habitual pastime.
Example sentences
  • Most of the popular plug-ins, including RealNetworks's RealServer G2 media player, also work for people who are cybersurfing from a Linux machine.
  • Is extreme cybersurfing an addiction?
  • Gordon and I spent an hour or so cybersurfing, collecting ideas from Web pages around the world.

Derivatives

cybersurfer

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noun
Example sentences
  • Miramax's deal with Sight Sound.com encompasses 12 films for pay-per-view digital download to U.S. cybersurfers only.
  • Road Runner is literally giving its customers some lip with a new offering that lets them use their broadband connection to talk to other cybersurfers.
  • A cybersurfer surfs the Internet in search of interesting things, perhaps cybersex, which is either explicit sexual material transmitted by electronic means or, more particularly, simulated sex using virtual reality techniques.

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