Found 3 items, similar to Swimming.
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n : the act of swimming [syn: swim
n : the act of swimming [syn: swimming
adj 1: filled or brimming with tears; “swimming eyes”
; “sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid”
2: applied to a fish depicted horizontally [syn: naiant
v 1: travel through water; “We had to swim for 20 minutes to
reach the shore”
; “a big fish was swimming in the tank”
2: be afloat; stay on a liquid surface; not sink [syn: float
English → English
, v. i. [imp. Swam
; 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.
The act of one who swims.
, a. [From Swim
to be dizzy.]
Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming
Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. --Dryden.
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.
(Zo["o]l.), a nectocalyx. See Illust. under
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
marine crabs, as those of the family Protunid[ae]
have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs
flattened so as to serve as fins.