HyperDic: swimming_stroke

English > 1 sense of the expression swimming stroke:
NOUNactswimming strokea method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
English > swimming stroke: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward.
Partsswimming kickA movement of the legs in swimming
NarrowerbackstrokeA swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
breaststrokeA swimming stroke
butterfly, butterfly strokeA swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
crawl, front crawl, Australian crawlA swimming stroke
dog paddleAn elementary swimming stroke imitating a swimming dog
sidestrokeA swimming stroke in which the arms move forward and backward while the legs do a scissors kick
treading waterA stroke that keeps the head above water by thrashing the legs and arms
BroaderstrokeAny one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
Spanishbrazada, estilo de nado
Catalanbraçada

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