Swing

[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

[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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[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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Swing

The transfer of votes from one party to another. The actual transfer is complicated, so usually taken to mean between the top two parties in any seat or area.
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Swing, the movable front(lens) and back (film) panels (standards) of most view and monorail cameras. They allow manipulation of perspective and depth of field. (see Depth of field, Monorail, Movements, & Standard)
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[n] - a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity 2. [n] - a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s 3. [n] - mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth 4. [n] - a sweeping blow or stroke 5. [n] - a square dance figure 6. [n] - changing locat...
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Swing

(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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Swing

Hitting at the ball with the mallet using one of four basic shots: forehand, backhand, neck, and tail.
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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 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

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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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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swinging noun changing location by moving back and forth
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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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Swing

• (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 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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Popular blend of several African American dances, which include Lindy and Ragtime Jazz and Blues, as well as all the other dance music to accompanying dances of the past ninety years. Today it generally refers to the ballroom and night club version which is based on two slow and two quick counts or the slow and two quick counts of rhythm dances. Se...
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swing

to move back and forth, sway
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Swing

Swing is slang for to be hanged.
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The action of stroking the ball.
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The movement a golf player makes with his/her club to hit the ball. A golf swing is made up of a series of complex mechanical body movements. A perfect golf swing is regarded as the "holy grail" of the sport, and there are many approaches as to how to achieve "perfection".
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Swing

The action of hitting the ball.
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Swing

The transfer of votes from one party to another. The actual transfer is complicated, so usually taken to mean between the top two parties in any seat or area.
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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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Swing

[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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