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noun 
  1. The manner in which something is swung.
He worked tirelessly to improve his golf .
Door indicates direction the door opens.
  1. A hanging seat in a children's playground, for acrobats in a circus, or on a porch for relaxing.
  2. A dance style.
  3. (music) The genre of music associated with this dance style.
  4. The amount of change towards or away from something.
  5. Particularly, the increase or decrease in the number of votes in an election for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.
The polls showed a wide to Labour.
  1. (cricket) sideways movement of the ball as it flies through the air.
  2. The diameter that a lathe can cut.
  3. In a musical theater production, a performer who understudies several roles. See w:understudy, understudy.
Translations: 
  • French:
    1. French, swing
      (trans-mid)
    2. German: Schaukel
    3. Spanish: columpio , hamaca (italbrac, Argentina, Uruguay)
verb (swings, swinging, swung)
  1. (defn, English)
Translations: 
  • French: balancer
  • German: schwingen
  • Dutch: schommelen, zwaaien
  • Italian: dondolare
  • Spanish: oscilar
Etymology: (verb) swingan.


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