the act of swimming
"it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
filled or brimming with tears
"swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"
applied to a fish depicted horizontally
The action of the verb "to swim".
The activity of moving oneself through water using one's arms and legs while buoyed up by the water, carried out by humans for amusement, exercise, sport or entertainment.
that swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion
suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes
the act of one who swims
being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain
vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head
Origin: [From Swim to be dizzy.]
Swimming is a water based sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of PHYSICAL EXERTION or endurance.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Swimming' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2939
Rank popularity for the word 'Swimming' in Nouns Frequency: #2021
The numerical value of Swimming in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Swimming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I love swimming. I love water, i don't like swimming. I don't like water.
It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who's been swimming naked.
It's only when the tide goes out that you discover who's been swimming naked.
He is the better equipped for life. As for swimming, who has the less to carry.
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Translations for Swimming
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- natacióCatalan, Valencian
- uinti, uiminenFinnish
- 수영, 水泳Korean
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