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to and fro

to and fro

 
pronunciation:
tu nd fro
part of speech: adverb
definition: in one direction and toward the opposite.
The gigantic pine swayed to and fro in the wind.The patient's father paced to and fro in the waiting room.This measures the traffic moving to and fro over the bridge.
derivations: to-and-fro (adj.), to-and-fro (n.)