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adjective as in existing in liquid

Strong match

noun as in water sport

noun as in traversing water

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Example Sentences

Depending on your skill level, riding a SUP in the whitewater may turn out to be half paddling and half swimming, so in terms of keeping cool, it was worth bringing along.

For example, if you’re a hot tub retailer some of your best links would come from local businesses that sell swimming pools.

Using automated tracking of swimming sperm and mathematical analyses of position data, Gadêlha and colleagues broke sperm tail movement down into two components.

It’s like someone swimming using just one side of the body, Gadêlha says.

Earth’s atmosphere refracts radio waves that pass through it, so LOFAR views the cosmos as if from the bottom of a swimming pool.

Marvin takes off his T-shirt and dives into his swimming pool.

Just who is crazy enough to go swimming when the pond across the street has a layer of ice across the top?

Obviously, Dominic West can carry on swimming as much as he likes.

His swimming led him back to meet the woman he had gently smiled at in the first episode.

One of the three, Ralph Goodwin, is said to have drowned while swimming at a beach outside Havana.

She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.

She spent much of her time in the water since she had acquired finally the art of swimming.

Charles Lamb once, while riding in company with a lady, descried a party denuded for swimming a little way off.

"I wonder if we couldn't fix up a regular swimming pool," he said, half to himself.

My guide caught hold of me by the hand whenever we passed a dangerous spot, and dragged me, often half swimming, after him.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swimming, such as: floating, natant, natatorial, and natatory.

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