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swim bladder an inflated sac that extends lengthwise against the upper side of the body cavity of most bony fishes, its purpose being to regulate hydrostatic pressure.
swimmer one who swims, esp. one who does so competitively.
swimmeret any of the small abdominal appendages found on various crustaceans such as lobsters, used mainly to carry eggs or aid in swimming.
swimming the activity of propelling one's body through water by means of bodily motions.
swimming costume a British word for a garment worn for swimming. Swimming costume has the same meaning as bathing suit.
swimming hole a pond or a deep spot in a river or stream that is used for swimming.
swimmingly with great ease or success; splendidly.
swimming pool a large man-made tank or pool, usu. concrete and using water-filtering equipment, filled with water and used for swimming.
swimsuit see bathing suit.
swimwear clothing worn for swimming, sunbathing, and the like.
swindle to cheat, esp. by deceit; dupe. [4 definitions]
swine the domestic hog; pig. [3 definitions]
swineherd a person who tends pigs or hogs.
swing to cause (something hanging or suspended) to move back and forth around a point or on an axis. [25 definitions]
swing-by the use of a planet's gravitational pull to facilitate a change in flight direction during space travel.
swinger someone or something that swings. [3 definitions]
swinging characterized by or capable of swinging motion or of being swung.
swinging door a door hung so that it will freely and fully open in either direction and then swing shut by itself.
swingle a wooden knifelike tool, used to clean flax or hemp. [2 definitions]
swingletree see singletree.
swingman in basketball, a player who can skillfully play two different positions such as both forward and guard.