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swims, 3rd person singular present; swum, past participle; swam, past tense; swimming, present participle;
  1. Propel the body through water by using the limbs, or (in the case of a fish or other aquatic animal) by using fins, tail, or other bodily movement
    • - they swam ashore
    • - Adrian taught her to swim breaststroke
  2. Cross (a particular stretch of water) in this way
    • - she swam the Channel
  3. Float on or at the surface of a liquid
    • - bubbles swam on the surface
  4. Cause to float or move across water
    • - the Russians were able to swim their infantry carriers across
  5. Be immersed in or covered with liquid
    • - mashed potatoes swimming in gravy
  6. Appear to reel or whirl before one's eyes
    • - Emily rubbed her eyes as the figures swam before her eyes
  7. Experience a dizzily confusing sensation in one's head
    • - the drink made his head swim
  1. An act or period of swimming
    • - we went for a swim in the river
  2. A pool in a river that is a particularly good spot for fishing
    • - he landed two 5 lb chub from the same swim

  1. swimming: the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
  2. travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"
  3. float: be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  4. be dizzy or giddy; "my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne"
  5. be covered with or submerged in a liquid; "the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy"
  6. move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"
  7. swim~ (the tilde "~" is part of the written name, but is not pronounced) is a record label founded in 1993, and jointly run, by Wire guitarist and singer Colin Newman, and Minimal Compact bass player and singer Malka Spigel. ...
  8. Swim is an album by Caribou, released in April 2010. It is his first album of new material since the 2008 Polaris Music Prize-winning Andorra.
  9. Swim was the second EP by the British alternative rock band Feeder. The 6-track EP was released on June 24, 1996 on The Echo Label, and later released in CD-format on October 12, 1998. Swim was re-released with seven additional tracks on July 30, 2001 (see Swim (Feeder album)). ...
  10. Swim is an album by British rock group, Feeder. Swim was Feeder's first commercial release, but failed to have much commercial success. ...
  11. "Swim" is a song by the Alternative rock band Fishbone from their album Give a Monkey a Brain and He'll Swear He's the Center of the Universe. The song is in a heavy metal style and was written by guitarist John Bigham.
  12. (Swimming (french kicks)) Swimming is the fourth full-length album by New York-based indie rock band French Kicks. Their first self-produced album, Swimming is marked by a more stripped-down sound than is found on their previous albums. ...
  13. Someone Who Isn't Me; Someone Who Isn't Myself
  14. An act or instance of swimming; To float; To move through the water, without touching the bottom; to propel oneself in water by natural means; To traverse (a specific body of water, or a specific distance) by swimming; or, to utilize a specific swimming stroke; or, to compete in a specific ...
  15. (swimming) The action of the verb "to swim"; The activity of being 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
  16. (SWIMMING) Exploring the depths of your emotions (being comfortable or struggling, dealing with surface feelings or being totally immersed, etc. ...
  17. (SWIMMING) Originating in babylon to punish Witches and adulterers, it was adopted at various times to prove the crime of Witchcraft during the Burning Times. Swimming had two versions, in both the Witch was tied up and dunked into a river or lake.
  18. (SWIMMING) The tendency of certain kinds of products to rotate in the hopper as a mass in response to the action of the agitation system. The agitation should sweep through the product rather then push it around. A change in the type of agitation blades is required if this happens.
  19. (Swimming) All groups compete in swimming. Unlike in other events, no prostheses may be worn in competition.
  20. (Swimming) Aquatic Centre Conditions of Entry
  21. (Swimming) Charges and certain rules apply to the use of the swimming pool. Please check with Reception.
  22. (Swimming) Completed 2007-2008 season with new coach Jake Taylor, with an improved record from previous years. Girls team finished 8th in the 2008 Iron Hills Conference 'A' Championship.
  23. (Swimming) Health care providers and fitness experts claim that swimming is the best and safest excerise for expecting women. ...
  24. (Swimming) Many people with epilepsy have concerns about swimming. The risk is quite low if you swim in a pool that is supervised by qualified lifeguards. It is important that you let the lifeguards know you have epilepsy before you enter the water. Do not go swimming if you feel unwell. ...
  25. (Swimming) Some important terminology in Swimming :- Crawl, Breast stroke, Spring Board, Twist, Butter fly etc.