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  • backstroke — [[t]bæ̱kstroʊk[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: also the N Backstroke is a swimming stroke that you do lying on your back. 2) N SING: the N The backstroke is a swimming race in which the competitors swim backstroke. ...the 100 metres backstroke …   English dictionary

  • Backstroke — The backstroke, also sometimes called the back crawl, is one of the four swimming styles regulated by FINA, and the only regulated style swum on the back. This has the advantage of easy breathing, but the disadvantage of the swimmer not being… …   Wikipedia

  • backstroke — n. to do, swim the backstroke * * * [ bækstrəʊk] swim the backstroke to do …   Combinatory dictionary

  • swim — swim1 [ swım ] (past tense swam [ swæm ] ; past participle swum [ swʌm ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive to move through water by making movements with your arms and legs: Pollution has made it unsafe to swim in the lake. Can you swim? a ) transitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swim — I UK [swɪm] / US verb Word forms swim : present tense I/you/we/they swim he/she/it swims present participle swimming past tense swam UK [swæm] / US past participle swum UK [swʌm] / US ** 1) [intransitive] to move through water by making movements …   English dictionary

  • swim — swim1 [swım] v past tense swam [swæm] past participle swum [swʌm] present participle swimming ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move through water)¦ 2¦(water animals)¦ 3¦(not thinking/seeing properly)¦ 4 be swimming in something 5 swim against the tide/current etc… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swim — 1 verb past tense swam, past participle swum, present participle swimming 1 MOVE THROUGH WATER (I) to move yourself through water using your arms, legs etc: My dad taught me to swim. | Exotic fish swam around in the tank. | go swimming (=swim for …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swim — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. paddle, crawl, stroke, float, kick, tread water; feel dizzy, faint, swoon, reel, whirl; soak, be saturated, steep. See water. swim suit II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bath, dip, plunge, swimming race,… …   English dictionary for students

  • backstroke — /bak strohk /, n., v., backstroked, backstroking. n. 1. a backhanded stroke. 2. Swimming. a stroke made while on one s back. 3. a blow or stroke in return; recoil. v.i. 4. Swimming. to swim the backstroke: She backstroked across the pool. [1665… …   Universalium

  • backstroke — 1. noun a) A swimming stroke swum lying on ones back, while rotating both arms through the water as to propel the swimmer backwards. b) The pull on the tail of the …   Wiktionary

  • backstroke — back•stroke [[t]ˈbækˌstroʊk[/t]] n. v. stroked, strok•ing 1) a backhanded stroke 2) spo a swimming stroke performed in a supine position 3) a stroke in return 4) spo to swim the backstroke • Etymology: 1665–75 …   From formal English to slang


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