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Swing

v. i.1.To move to and fro, as a body suspended in the air; to wave; to vibrate; to oscillate.
[imp. & p. p. Swung ; Archaic imp. Swang ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swinging.]
2.To sway or move from one side or direction to another; as, the door swung open.
3.To use a swing; as, a boy swings for exercise or pleasure. See Swing, n., 3.
4.(Naut.) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor; as, a ship swings with the tide.
5.To be hanged.
To swing round the circle
to make a complete circuit.
v. t.1.To cause to swing or vibrate; to cause to move backward and forward, or from one side to the other.
2.To give a circular movement to; to whirl; to brandish; as, to swing a sword; to swing a club; hence, colloquially, to manage; as, to swing a business.
3.(Mach.) To admit or turn (anything) for the purpose of shaping it; - said of a lathe; as, the lathe can swing a pulley of 12 inches diameter.
To swing a door
(Carp.) to put it on hinges so that it can swing or turn.
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.
2.Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men walk with a swing.
3.A line, cord, or other thing suspended and hanging loose, upon which anything may swing; especially, an apparatus for recreation by swinging, commonly consisting of a rope, the two ends of which are attached overhead, as to the bough of a tree, a seat being placed in the loop at the bottom; also, any contrivance by which a similar motion is produced for amusement or exercise.
4.Influence of power of a body put in swaying motion.
5.Capacity of a turning lathe, as determined by the diameter of the largest object that can be turned in it.
6.Free course; unrestrained liberty or license; tendency.
Full swing
See under Full.
Swing beam
(Railway Mach.) a crosspiece sustaining the car body, and so suspended from the framing of a truck that it may have an independent lateral motion.
Swing bridge
a form of drawbridge which swings horizontally, as on a vertical pivot.
Swing plow
a - A plow without a fore wheel under the beam.
b - A reversible or sidehill plow.
Swing wheel
a - The scape-wheel in a clock, which drives the pendulum.
b - The balance of a watch.
Noun1.swing - a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity; "the party went with a swing"; "it took time to get into the swing of things"
2.swing - mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
3.swing - a sweeping blow or stroke; "he took a wild swing at my head"
4.swing - changing location by moving back and forth
5.swing - a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
Synonyms: jive, swing music
6.swing - a jaunty rhythm in music
Synonyms: lilt
7.swing - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
8.Swingswing - in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball"
Synonyms: baseball swing, cut
9.swing - a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
Verb1.swing - move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting; "He swung his left fist"; "swing a bat"
2.swing - move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; "He swung back"
Synonyms: sway
3.swing - change direction with a swinging motion; turn; "swing back"; "swing forward"
4.swing - influence decisively; "This action swung many votes over to his side"
Synonyms: swing over
5.swing - make a big sweeping gesture or movement
Synonyms: swing out, sweep
6.swing - hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
Synonyms: dangle, drop
7.swing - hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement; "The soccer player began to swing at the referee"
8.swing - alternate dramatically between high and low values; "his mood swings"; "the market is swinging up and down"
9.swing - live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style; "The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely"
10.swing - have a certain musical rhythm; "The music has to swing"
11.swing - be a social swinger; socialize a lot
Synonyms: get around
12.swing - play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
13.swing - engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends; "There were many swinging couples in the 1960's"
To dream that you are on a swing, represents an expression of great satisfaction and freedom. It also symbolizes cycles and movement. Alternatively, it signifies a desire for sexual variety. To see a swing set in your dream, indicates memories from childhood. You may feel a need to escape from your current responsibilities and relax. To dream that you are swinging, suggests that you are going back and forth in some situation and need to make up your mind.Alexandrine, Ferris wheel, Long Melford, Zeitgeist, accent, accentuation, acid rock, act, acting, action, activism, activity, air space, alternate, amble, amphibrach, amphimacer, ample scope, anacrusis, anapest, animated, antispast, arsis, asking price, avant-garde jazz, avert, bacchius, back and fill, backhand, backhander, backstroke, bag, ballroom music, bang, barge, bash, bat, battledore and shuttlecock, be hanged, be promiscuous, bearing, bearish prices, beat, beating, bebop, behavior, belt, bend to, bias, bid price, biff, blank check, blow, blunder, bob, bobble, bolo punch, bonk, boogie-woogie, book value, bop, bowl along, brandish, bullish prices, bundle, cadence, cadency, caesura, call price, careen, career, carousel, carte blanche, cascade, catalexis, change, chase women, chloriamb, chloriambus, chop, chute-the-chutes, chutes, circle, circulate, 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