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fauxave
 n.— «In Orlando, Florida, the Ron Jon Surf Park is under construction right now, with the Training Pool already full of water and producing what some surfers call “fauxaves.” Six years and twelve-million dollars of financing, R&D, and construction have gone into this park—which is the first of the new wave of artificial waves to come online.» —“Wave New World” by Ben Marcus Transworld Business (Oceanside, California) Dec. 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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