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  • 1swing — swing …

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  • 2swing — [ swiŋ ] n. m. • 1895; mot angl., de to swing « balancer » ♦ Anglic. I ♦ 1 ♦ Boxe Coup de poing donné en ramenant le bras de l extérieur à l intérieur. « Joe Mitchell, d un furieux swing du droit, fendit l arcade sourcilière de son adversaire »… …

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  • 3Swing — may refer to:ports* Swing bowling, a subtype of fast bowling in cricket * Golf swing * Baseball swing * Swing (boxing)Dance* Swing (dance) ** West Coast Swing ** East Coast Swing ** Lindy Hop ** Jive (dance)MusicKey concepts* Swung note, changes… …

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  • 4swing — [swiŋ] vi. swung, swinging [ME swingen < OE swingan, akin to Ger schwingen, to brandish < IE base * sweng , to curve, swing] 1. to sway or move backward and forward with regular movement, as a freely hanging object or a ship at anchor;… …

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  • 5Swing — Swing, n. 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as, the swing of a pendulum. [1913 Webster] 2. Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men walk… …

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  • 6Swing — bezeichnet Swing (Musikrichtung), Musikrichtung, die in den 1930ern aus der Jazz Tanzmusik entstand Swing (Rhythmus), fließende Rhythmik, die eines der wesentlichsten Elemente des Jazz darstellt Swing (Tanz), Tanzstil, der in den 1930ern in den… …

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  • 7swing — ► VERB (past and past part. swung) 1) move back and forth or from side to side while or as if suspended. 2) move by grasping a support and leaping. 3) move in a smooth, curving line. 4) (swing at) attempt to hit or punch. 5) shift from one… …

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  • 8Swing — Swing, v. t. 1. To cause to swing or vibrate; to cause to move backward and forward, or from one side to the other. [1913 Webster] He swings his tail, and swiftly turns his round. Dryden. [1913 Webster] They get on ropes, as you must have seen… …

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  • 9Swing — Swing, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swung}; Archaic imp. {Swang}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swinging}.] [OE. swingen, AS. swingan to scourge, to fly, to flutter; akin to G. schwingen to winnow, to swingle, oscillate, sich schwingen to leap, to soar, OHG. swingan… …

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  • 10swing — vb 1 Swing, wave, flourish, brandish, shake, thrash are comparable when they mean to wield or to handle something so that it moves alternately backward and forward or upward and downward or around and around. Swing often implies regular… …

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  • 11Swing-by — auch: Swing|by 〈[ baı] n. 15; Raumf.〉 = Fly by [<engl. swing by „kurz vorbeischauen“] * * * Swing by   [ baɪ, englisch], Raumfahrt: das Fly by. * * * Swịng by [... baɪ], das; s, s [engl. swing by, eigtl. = das Vorüberschwingen] (Raumf.): ↑ …

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  • 12swing — SWING, swinguri, s.n. 1. Lovitură laterală dată la box cu braţul uşor arcuit. 2. Numele unui dans modern, cu ritm şi mişcări rapide; melodie după care se execută acest dans. ♦ Manieră de execuţie a muzicii de jaz, caracterizată printr o mare… …

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  • 13Swing au cœur — Données clés Titre original Footlight Serenade Réalisation Gregory Ratoff Scénario Robert Ellis Helen Logan Lynn Starling Acteurs principaux John Payne Betty Grable Victor Mature …

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  • 14swing — (v.) O.E. swingan to rush, fling oneself, from P.Gmc. *swenganan (Cf. O.S., O.H.G. swingan, O.Fris. swinga, Ger. schwingen to swing, swingle, oscillate ) denoting violent circulatory motion. The meaning move freely back and forth is first… …

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  • 15swing|y — «SWIHNG ee», adjective, swing|i|er, swing|i|est. of or in the style of swing music; lively; jazzy: »... an impressive collection of 12 swingy ballads (Saturday Review) …

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  • 16swing-by — (swĭngʹbī ) n. pl. swing ·bys An interplanetary mission in which a space vehicle uses planetary gravitation for changes in course. * * * …

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  • 17Swing-by — auch: Swing|by 〈[swıŋbaı] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Raumf.〉 = Fly by [Etym.: <engl. swing by, umg. »(kurz) vorbeischauen«] …

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  • 18swing at — (someone/something) to try to hit someone or something. They were arguing, and then I saw him swing at Howie. He took a swing at the window so he could get into the house, and then he remembered the key hidden under the doormat …

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  • 19swing by — (somewhere) to visit a place briefly. I told Paul we d swing by his office about five today. George said he planned to swing by later …

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  • 20Swing — Swing: Die Bezeichnung des von etwa 1930 bis 1945 charakteristischen Jazzstils ist aus engl. amerik. swing entlehnt. Es bedeutet wörtlich »das Schwingen, das Schaukeln; der Rhythmus« und gehört zu engl. to swing »schwingen, schaukeln usw.«, das… …

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