Definition of Swimming. Meaning of Swimming. Synonyms of Swimming

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Definition of Swimming

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Swimming Swim"ming, n. The act of one who swims.
Swimming
Swimming Swim"ming, a. [From Swim to be dizzy.] Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain.
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Swimming Swim"ming, n. Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. --Dryden.
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Swim Swim, v. i. [imp. Swamor Swum; p. p. Swum; p. pr. & vb. n. Swimming.] [AS. swimman; akin to D. zwemmen, OHG. swimman, G. schwimmen, Icel. svimma, Dan. sw["o]mme, Sw. simma. Cf. Sound an air bladder, a strait.] 1. To be supported by water or other fluid; not to sink; to float; as, any substance will swim, whose specific gravity is less than that of the fluid in which it is immersed. 2. To move progressively in water by means of strokes with the hands and feet, or the fins or the tail. Leap in with me into this angry flood, And swim to yonder point. --Shak. 3. To be overflowed or drenched. --Ps. vi. 6. Sudden the ditches swell, the meadows swim. --Thomson. 4. Fig.: To be as if borne or floating in a fluid. [They] now swim in joy. --Milton. 5. To be filled with swimming animals. [Obs.] [Streams] that swim full of small fishes. --Chaucer.
Swimming
Swimming Swim"ming, a. 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 (Zo["o]l.), a nectocalyx. See Illust. under Siphonophora. Swimming crab (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of marine crabs, as those of the family Protunid[ae], which have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs flattened so as to serve as fins.

Meaning of Swimming from wikipedia

- Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through water, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival. Locomotion is achieved through coordinated...
- Swimming is an individual or team racing sport that requires the use of one's entire body to move through water. The sport takes place in pools or open...
- swimming pool is an artificially enclosed body of water that can used for swimming. Swimming pool may also refer to: La Piscine (film) (The Swimming Pool)...
- A swimming pool, swimming bath, wading pool, or paddling pool is a structure designed to hold water to enable swimming or other leisure activities. Pools...
- Nude swimming, or skinny dipping, is the practice of bathing naked, whether in natural bodies of water, in swimming pools, or in hot tubs. The term skinny-dip...
- Medley is a combination of four different swimming styles—butterfly, backstroke, ****troke, and freestyle—into one race. This race is either swum by...
- Freestyle is a category of swimming competition, defined by the rules of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), in which competitors are subject...
- The 2019 World Para Swimming Championships is the 2019 edition of the World Para Swimming Championships run by the International Paralympic Committee...
- Infant swimming is the phenomenon of human babies and toddlers reflexively moving themselves through water and changing their rate of respiration and heart...
- Paralympic swimming is an adaptation of the sport of swimming for athletes with disabilities. Paralympic swimmers compete at the Summer Paralympic Games...
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