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channel-surf

[chan-l-surf] /ˈtʃæn lˌsɜrf/
verb (used without object)
1.
to change from one channel on a television set to another with great or unusual frequency, especially by using a remote control.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90, Americanism
Related forms
channel surfer, noun
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