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Definition of Swimming
Swimming Swim"ming, n.
The act of one who swims.
SwimmingSwimming Swim"ming, a. [From Swim to be dizzy.]
Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming
Swimming Swim"ming, n.
Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. --Dryden.
SwimmingSwim 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.
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. SwimmingSwimming 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
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
is the self-propulsion of a person through
water, or a liquid
for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival. Locomotion
is an individual
or team racing sport
the use of one's entire
body to move through
water. The sport takes place
- A swimming
pool, or simply
pool, is a structure designed
to hold water
to enable swimming
or other leisure
- Nude swimming
, or skinny
dipping, is the practice
in natural bodies
or in swimming
pools. The term skinny-dip...
- Competitive swimming
in Britain started around
1830, mostly using
was part of the first modern Olympic games
in 1896 in Athens....
, diving, high diving, open water swimming
, artistic swimming
, and water
polo. They are run by FINA, and all swimming events
- The world records
by FINA, the international governing
body of swimming
can be set in long course
(50 metres) or short...
to Cambodia, also known
to Cambodia, is a 1987 American concert
by and starring Spalding
Gray, and directed...
as The Boss and Buddy
Factor) is a 1994 American
comedy-drama film written
has been a sport
at every modern Summer
Olympics. It has been open to women since
has the second-highest number
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