Definitions for Swimmingˈswɪm ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

swim•mingˈswɪm ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of a person or thing that swims.

    Category: Animal Behavior, Sport

  2. a sport based on the ability to swim.

    Category: Sport

  3. (adj.)capable of swimming.

    Category: Animal Behavior, Sport

  4. used in or for swimming.

    Category: Sport

Origin of swimming:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. swimming, swim(adj)

    the act of swimming

    "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"

  2. liquid, swimming(adj)

    filled or brimming with tears

    "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"

  3. naiant, swimming(adj)

    applied to a fish depicted horizontally

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. swimming(noun)ˈswɪm ɪŋ

    the sport or activity of moving through water

    My dog doesn't like swimming.; I go swimming every Friday.

Wiktionary

  1. swimming(Noun)

    The action of the verb "to swim".

  2. swimming(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swimming

    of Swim

  2. Swimming(adj)

    that swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion

  3. Swimming(adj)

    suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes

  4. Swimming(noun)

    the act of one who swims

  5. Swimming(adj)

    being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain

  6. Swimming(noun)

    vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head

Freebase

  1. Swimming

    Swimming is a water based sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Swimming

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Swimming' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2939

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Swimming' in Nouns Frequency: #2021


Translations for Swimming

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

swimming(adjective)

covered with, or floating in, a liquid

meat swimming in/with grease.

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