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Pronunciation : Swim"ming
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : 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 (Zoöl.), a nectocalyx. See Illust. under Siphonophora. -- Swimming crab (Zoöl.), any one of numerous species of marine crabs, as those of the family Protunidæ, which have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs flattened so as to serve as fins.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Swim"ming
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: The act of one who swims.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Swim"ming
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [From Swim to be dizzy.]
Definition : Defn: Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Swim"ming
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. Dryden.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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