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Meaning of SWIMMING

Pronunciation:  'swiming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of swimming
  2. [adj]  (heraldry) applied to a fish depicted horizontally
  3. [adj]  filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "watery eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"
 

SWIMMING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: horizontal, liquid, naiant, swim, tearful, watery
 
 See Also: aquatics, bathe, dip, dive, diving, plunge, skin diving, skin-dive, water sport

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Swim"ming\, a.
    1. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in,
       swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion.
    
    2. Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes.
    
    {Swimming bell} (Zo["o]l.), a nectocalyx. See Illust. under
       {Siphonophora}.
    
    {Swimming crab} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       marine crabs, as those of the family {Protunid[ae]}, which
       have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs
       flattened so as to serve as fins.
    
    
  2. \Swim"ming\, n.
    The act of one who swims.
    
    
  3. \Swim"ming\, a. [From {Swim} to be dizzy.]
    Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming
    brain.
    
    
  4. \Swim"ming\, n.
    Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. --Dryden.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are swimming, suggests that you are exploring aspects of your unconscious mind and emotions. The dream may be a sign that you are seeking some sort of emotional support. It is a common dream image for people going through therapy. Dreaming that you are swimming underwater, suggests that you are completely submerged in your own feelings. You are forcing yourself to deal with your emotional difficulties.
 

 

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