swimming

[n] - the act of swimming
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Swimming

Swim'ming adjective 1. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion. 2. Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes. Swimming bell (Zoology) , a nectocalyx. See Illust. under
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Swimming

Swim'ming noun The act of one who swims.
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Swimming

Swim'ming adjective [ From Swim to be dizzy.] Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain.
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Swimming

Swim'ming noun Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. Dryden.
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swimming

1. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion. ... 2. Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes. ... <zoology> Swimming bell, any one of numerous species of marine crabs, as those of the family Protunidae, which have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs flattened so as
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swimming

swim noun the act of swimming; `it was the swimming they enjoyed most`: `they took a short swim in the pool`
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Swimming

• (n.) The act of one who swims. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Swim • (a.) That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion. • (n.) Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. • (a.) Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain. • (a.) Suffused wit
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swimming

in recreation and sports, the propulsion of the body through water by combined arm and leg motions and the natural flotation of the body. Swimming as ... [16 related articles]
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swimming

in zoology, self-propulsion of an animal through water. See aquatic locomotion.[5 related articles]
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Swimming

[film] Swimming is a 2000 film directed by Robert J. Siegel. ==Main cast== ...
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Swimming

[sports] , athletics, sailing, tennis, boxing and motor racing. A recurring criticism that sport features too regularly peaked in 2004, when Steve Waugh was the fourth sporting winner in seven years and the third Test Cricket Captain to be honoured. Despite the perception of an over-emphasis on sport, the list of past winners reveals a stron
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swimming

  1. travel through water
  2. be afloat; stay on a liquid surface; not sink

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swimming

swimming, self-propulsion through water, often as a form of recreation or exercise or as a competitive sport. It is mentioned in many of the classics in connection with heroic acts or religious rites. The first book on methods of swimming was Nicolas Wynman's Dialogue Concerning the Art of Swimming ...
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Swimming

Swimming is the art of supporting oneself and propelling oneself through the water.
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swimming

Self-propulsion of the body through water. There are four strokes in competitive swimming: freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly. Distances of races vary between 50 and 1,500 metres. Olympic-size pools are 50 m/55 yd long and have eight lanes. History Swimming has been known since ancient times, in the training of Greek...
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Swimming

[album] Swimming is the fourth full-length album by New York-based indie rock band French Kicks. Their first self-produced album, Swimming is marked by a more stripped-down sound than is found on their previous albums. Explaining the recording process, guitarist Josh Wise said that the band "used a lot of first and second takes and tried to
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Swimming

[sport] Swimming is a water based sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA). ==History== Swimming has been recorded since prehistoric times; the earliest recording of swimming dates back to Stone Age paintings from around 7,000 years ago. Written references date from 2000 BC. Some of the earliest references to swi
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Swimming

[band] Swimming is a five-piece art-rock band that are currently signed to Tummy Touch Records They are singer and guitarist John Sampson (who has lived variously in Australia, England and Cocos Island), brother Peter Sampson aka The Petebox on drums and vocals, Joff Spittlehouse (guitars), Blake Pearson (bass) and most recently Sam Potter
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