HyperDic: swimming

English > 3 senses of the word swimming:
NOUNactswimming, swimthe act of swimming
ADJECTIVEallswimming, liquidfilled or brimming with tears
allswimming, naiantapplied to a fish depicted horizontally
swimming > pronunciation
Soundsswih'mihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > swimming: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFilled or brimming with tears.
Example"swimming eyes"
Synonymliquid
BroadertearfulFilled with or marked by tears
Spanishacuoso, lloricoso
English > swimming: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningapplied to a fish depicted horizontally.
Synonymnaiant
CategoryheraldryThe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
Broaderhorizontalparallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
English > swimming: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of swimming.
Example"it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
Synonymswim
NarrowerbatheThe act of swimming
dip, plungeA brief swim in water
dive, divingA headlong plunge into water
floating, natationThe act of someone who floats on the water
skin diving, skin-diveUnderwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
skinny-dipA naked swim
Broaderwater sport, aquaticssports that involve bodies of water
Spanishnatación
Catalannatació
Verbsswimtravel through water

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