What does SWATH mean?

Definitions for SWATH
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swath(noun)

    the space created by the swing of a scythe or the cut of a mowing machine

  2. swath, belt(noun)

    a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)

Wiktionary

  1. swath(Noun)

    The track cut out by a scythe in mowing.

    Etymology: From swæþ, swathu.

  2. swath(Noun)

    A broad sweep or expanse.

    Five days after Hurricane Katrina, large swaths of New Orleans, such as Canal Street seen here, are still submerged in water.

    Etymology: From swæþ, swathu.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swath(verb)

    a line of grass or grain cut and thrown together by the scythe in mowing or cradling

    Etymology: [AS. swau a track, trace; akin to D. zwaad, zwad, zwade, a swath of grass, G. schwad, schwaden; perhaps, originally, a shred. Cf. Swathe, v. t.]

  2. Swath(verb)

    the whole sweep of a scythe, or the whole breadth from which grass or grain is cut by a scythe or a machine, in mowing or cradling; as, to cut a wide swath

    Etymology: [AS. swau a track, trace; akin to D. zwaad, zwad, zwade, a swath of grass, G. schwad, schwaden; perhaps, originally, a shred. Cf. Swathe, v. t.]

  3. Swath(verb)

    a band or fillet; a swathe

    Etymology: [AS. swau a track, trace; akin to D. zwaad, zwad, zwade, a swath of grass, G. schwad, schwaden; perhaps, originally, a shred. Cf. Swathe, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swath

    swawth, n. a line of grass or corn cut by the scythe: the sweep of a scythe.—adj. Swath′y. [A.S. swathu, a track; Dut. zwade, also a scythe.]

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  2. washt

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How to say SWATH in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SWATH in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SWATH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of SWATH in a Sentence

  1. Don Willhite:

    The thing that differentiates it (drought) from all other natural hazards is the fact that it covers such a wide swath or spatial extent, floods are much more localized. (Drought) goes on for so long. The impacts accumulate year to year.

  2. Pulitzer Prize:

    White poverty is seen as different, even though there's a certain swath of the population that's been experiencing a certain level of deprivation for a very long time.

  3. Lisa Ellis:

    If consumers really like that, then you could see [ interest from ] a broader swath of consumers who aren't already zealot Apple Pay users.

  4. Charles Schumer:

    We would have been better able to address it if Democrats had first proposed and passed bold programs aimed at a broader swath of the middle class.

  5. David Roth:

    It was exactly one tornado that hit at 9:02 p.m., we also saw golfball- and baseball-sized hail in some areas and a narrow swath of north Dallas that got between 1 to 3 inches of rain.

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