swallow dive

/ˈswɒloʊ daɪv/ (say 'swoloh duyv)

a dive in which the diver while in the air assumes a position with arms outstretched to the side, legs straight and together.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • swallow dive — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a dive performed with one s arms outspread until close to the water …   English terms dictionary

  • swallow dive — n. Brit. SWAN DIVE …   English World dictionary

  • swallow dive — noun a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water • Syn: ↑swan dive • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * ˈswallow dive 7 [swallow dive] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • swallow-dive — swallˈow dive noun A dive during which one s arms are outstretched to the sides (also intransitive verb) • • • Main Entry: ↑swallow …   Useful english dictionary

  • swallow dive — noun (C) BrE a dive 2 (1) into water, that starts with your arms stretched out from the sides of your body; swan dive AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swallow dive — Chiefly Brit. See swan dive. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • swallow dive — noun a swan dive …   Wiktionary

  • swallow dive — noun Brit. a dive performed with one s arms outspread until close to the water …   English new terms dictionary

  • swallow — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. cause or allow (food etc.) to pass down the throat. 2 intr. perform the muscular movement of the oesophagus required to do this. 3 tr. a accept meekly; put up with (an affront etc.). b accept credulously (an unlikely assertion …   Useful english dictionary

  • dive — I n. 1) to make a dive 2) a swallow (BE), swan (AE) dive 3) a back; headfirst; high dive 4) a crash dive (of a submarine) 5) a power dive (of a plane) 6) a dive for (they made a dive for the ditch) 7) a dive from; into 8) (misc.) (colloq.) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

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