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.
The act and process of to swim.
Swimming is a great sport and way to have fun.Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020
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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
Examples of Swimming in a Sentence
There are sharks that must continue swimming to be able to breathe, as they rely on the forward motion to keep water passing through their gill slits and get oxygen.
“Until my sixties, my life was just like I was swimming in the mud. It was in my seventies that the flowers began to bloom a little and the spring of youth began.”
The biggest thing was kind of me being isolated, not having any other outside distractions from swimming. So it was eat, sleep, swim and that's all I did, i did everything right that I possibly could for a year.
I wouldn't go that far, what babies hear in the womb is like listening to language under a swimming pool. It's not going to blow you away with clarity, but they'll notice a cadence.
I just pulled the crab pots and it was just sitting on top, then the other one I found was inside it. There were a lot of kids swimming around there ... people need to be careful.
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Translations for Swimming
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- natacióCatalan, Valencian
- uinti, uiminenFinnish
- 수영, 水泳Korean
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