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• (n.) To be hanged. • (n.) Free course; unrestrained liberty or license; tendency. • (v. t.) To cause to swing or vibrate; to cause to move backward and forward, or from one side to the other. • (n.) Capacity of a turning lathe, as determined by the diameter of the largest object that can be turned in it. • (v. t.) To give...
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(In topic `Web Development`) Swing is a Java toolkit written in Java comprising of a set of program components used by Java developers to create GUI`s. Swing is included in the Java Foundation Classes (JFC) which are provided in the  Java Developers Toolkit (JDK).
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1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as, the swing of a pendulum. ... 2. Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men walk with a swing. ... 3. A line, cord, or other thing suspended and hanging loose, upon which anything may swing; especially, an app...
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Swing

1. To make a stroke 2. A significant change in the score (as in a scale, or the balance, shifting)
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jive noun a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
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swinging noun changing location by moving back and forth
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[AMO song] `Swing` is a 2012 song by Slovak hip hop band AMO. While the original version of the composition was released on the group`s studio album Positive (2011), its single version with featuring a vocal contribution by Celeste Buckingham, sung in English, was issued on June 5, 2012. The single peaked at number five on the component Rá...
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[Australian politics] The term swing is organically employed in UK. It shows the extent of change in voter support typically from one election to another, expressed as a positive or negative percentage. In Australia however, swing is used in a different sense. For the Australian House of Representatives and the lower houses of the parliamen...
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[boxing] The swing is a type of hook, with the main difference being that in the swing the arm is usually more extended. Image:swing1.jpg| right hook in attack Image:drop3.jpg|right hookcounter punch Image: cadrage1.jpg|left hook(in corner)`` ...
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[dance] `Swing dance` is most commonly known as a group of dances that developed with the swing style of jazz music in the 1920s-1950s, although the earliest of these dances predate `swing era` music. The best known of these dances is the Lindy Hop, a popular partner dance that originated in Harlem in 1927 and is still danced today. Lindy w...
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[Java] Swing is the primary Java GUI widget toolkit. It is part of Oracle`s Java Foundation Classes (JFC) — an API for providing a graphical user interface (GUI) for Java programs. Swing was developed to provide a more sophisticated set of GUI components than the earlier Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT). Swing provides a native look and feel...
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Swing

[jazz performance style] In jazz and related musical styles, the term swing is used to describe the sense of propulsive rhythmic `feel` or `groove` created by the musical interaction between the performers, especially when the music creates a `visceral response` such as feet-tapping or head-nodding (see pulse). The term `swing` is also used...
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[politics] An electoral swing analysis (or swing) shows the extent of change in voter support, typically from one election to another, expressed as a positive or negative percentage. A multi-party swing is an indicator of a change in the electorate`s preference between candidates or parties (e.g. Conservative to Social Democrat). A swing ca...
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[seat] A swing is a hanging seat, usually found at playgrounds for children, a circus for acrobats, or on a porch for relaxing, although they may also be items of indoor furniture, such as the Indian oonjal. The seat of a swing may be suspended from chains or ropes. Once a swing is in motion it continues to oscillate like a pendulum until e...
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[Trace Adkins song] ==Content== The song uses a typical baseball batting practice to set up a woman`s night at a tavern, and several men`s attempts to pick her up. The first one uses cheap pick-up lines strikes one. The second askes what`s her sign strike two. the third lies about his background (claiming he attended Harvard University as a...
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[United Kingdom] An Electoral Swing Analysis shows the extent of change in voter support from one election to another. It can be used as a means of comparison between individual candidates or political parties for a given electoral region or demographic. The swing is calculated by comparing the percentage of voter support from one election ...
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Swing intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Swung ; Archaic imperfect Swang ; present participle & verbal noun Swinging .] [ Middle English swingen , Anglo-Saxon swingan to scourge...
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Swing noun 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as, the swing of a pendulum. 2. Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men walk with a swing . 3. A line, cord, o...
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Swing transitive verb 1. To cause to swing or vibrate; to cause to move backward and forward, or from one side to the other. « He swings his tail, and swiftly turns his round.» Dryden. « They get on ropes, as you must have seen the children, and are swung
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Swing

A ball that curves through the air, as opposed to off the seam. See also, reverse swing
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a bowling style usually employed by fast and medium-pace bowlers. The fielding side will polish the ball on one side of the seam only; as the innings continues, the ball will become worn on one side, but shiny on the other. When the ball is bowled with the seam upright, the air will travel faster over the shiny side than the worn side. This makes t...
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A member of a musical theatre company who can take over a number of different chorus parts at a moment's notice. An American term. Also swing showboy, swing showgirl, swing show.
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Bowling technique that causes the ball to deviate in the air. Factors that influence this deviation include: the angle of the seam relative to the travel of the ball, the relative shininess of the two sides of the ball, the bowler's arm and hand action, the hardness and prominence of the seam, cloud cover and relative humidity. That the ball does s...
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Hitting at the ball with the mallet using one of four basic shots: forehand, backhand, neck, and tail.
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in music, both the rhythmic impetus of jazz music and a specific jazz idiom prominent between about 1935 and the mid-1940s—years sometimes called the ... [12 related articles]
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