Swat
Swat Swat (sw[o^]t), n. [Also spelled {swot}.] 1. a sharp blow, especially one made with an instrument in the hand.

2. (Baseball) a powerful hit, especially a home run.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Swat — or SWAT may refer to:*A hard stroke, hit or blow, or a verb meaning to strike at (sometimes swot ), referring to any of: **spanking **trading swats **block (basketball) (slang term) **fly swatter Special Weapons and Tactics *SWAT, a specialized… …   Wikipedia

  • SWAT — team SWAT team , Swat team Swat team (sw[o^]t t[=e]m), n. [acronym: Special Weapons and Training.] a special group of police trained to deal with unusually dangerous or violent situations, and having special weapons, such as rifles more powerful… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SWAT — team SWAT team , Swat team Swat team (sw[o^]t t[=e]m), n. [acronym: Special Weapons and Training.] a special group of police trained to deal with unusually dangerous or violent situations, and having special weapons, such as rifles more powerful… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SWAT — SWAT; swat; swat·ter; …   English syllables

  • SWAT — ☆ SWAT [swät ] n. [S(pecial) W(eapons) a(nd) T(actics)] a special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.: in full SWAT team …   English World dictionary

  • Swat — Swat1 [swät] n. pl. Swati [swä′tē] var. of SWATI Swat2 [swät] region in NE Pakistan, on the Indus River: former princely state of India …   English World dictionary

  • Swat — (sw[o^]t), n. a former state in Northwest India, now a part of Pakistan. It was ruled by a prince called a Wali …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swat — Swat, obs. imp. of {Sweat}. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swat — (sw[o^]t), v. t. 1. to hit, especially with an instrument in the hand; to smack. 2. (Baseball) to hit (a baseball) powerfully, and for a long distance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swat — Swat,   Gebiet in Nordpakistan, westlich des Indus; umfasst am Swat (Nebenfluss des Kabul) eine fruchtbare Schwemmlandebene mit dem Hauptort Saidu, sonst überwiegend schwer zugängliches Gebirgsland des Hindukusch (bis 5 000 und 6 000 m über M.).… …   Universal-Lexikon

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