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swat

 (swŏt)
v. swat·ted, swat·ting, swats
v.tr.
To strike or hit with a sharp blow: swatted a ball into the outfield.
v.intr.
To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow: swatted at the mosquito.
n.
A sharp blow or hit.

[Alteration of squat, to squash (obsolete and dialectal).]

swat

(swɒt)
vb (tr) , swats, swatting or swatted
to strike or hit sharply: to swat a fly.
n
1. another word (esp Brit) for swatter1
2. a sharp or violent blow
Also called: swot
[C17: northern English dialect and US variant of squat]

swat

(swɒt)
n, vb, swats, swatting or swatted
a variant of swot1

Swat

(swɒt)
n
1. (Placename) a former princely state of NW India: passed to Pakistan in 1947
2. (Placename) a river in Pakistan, rising in the north and flowing south to the Kabul River north of Peshawar. Length: about 640 km (400 miles)

SWAT

(swɒt)
n acronym for
(Law) Special Weapons and Tactics: a military-like unit within the US police force, trained to deal with specially dangerous situations, such as hostage-taking and riots

swat

(swɒt)

v. swat•ted, swat•ting,
n. v.t.
1. to hit sharply; slap; smack: to swat a fly.
n.
2. a smart blow; slap; smack.
[1790–1800; perhaps identical to swat, dial. variant of squat]

SWAT

or S.W.A.T.

(as initials or swɒt)

n.
a special section of some law enforcement agencies trained and equipped to deal with esp. dangerous or violent situations, as when hostages are being held (often used attributively): a SWAT team.
[S(pecial)W(eapons)a(nd)T(actics)]

swat


Past participle: swatted
Gerund: swatting

Imperative
swat
swat
Present
I swat
you swat
he/she/it swats
we swat
you swat
they swat
Preterite
I swatted
you swatted
he/she/it swatted
we swatted
you swatted
they swatted
Present Continuous
I am swatting
you are swatting
he/she/it is swatting
we are swatting
you are swatting
they are swatting
Present Perfect
I have swatted
you have swatted
he/she/it has swatted
we have swatted
you have swatted
they have swatted
Past Continuous
I was swatting
you were swatting
he/she/it was swatting
we were swatting
you were swatting
they were swatting
Past Perfect
I had swatted
you had swatted
he/she/it had swatted
we had swatted
you had swatted
they had swatted
Future
I will swat
you will swat
he/she/it will swat
we will swat
you will swat
they will swat
Future Perfect
I will have swatted
you will have swatted
he/she/it will have swatted
we will have swatted
you will have swatted
they will have swatted
Future Continuous
I will be swatting
you will be swatting
he/she/it will be swatting
we will be swatting
you will be swatting
they will be swatting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swatting
you have been swatting
he/she/it has been swatting
we have been swatting
you have been swatting
they have been swatting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swatting
you will have been swatting
he/she/it will have been swatting
we will have been swatting
you will have been swatting
they will have been swatting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swatting
you had been swatting
he/she/it had been swatting
we had been swatting
you had been swatting
they had been swatting
Conditional
I would swat
you would swat
he/she/it would swat
we would swat
you would swat
they would swat
Past Conditional
I would have swatted
you would have swatted
he/she/it would have swatted
we would have swatted
you would have swatted
they would have swatted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swat - a sharp blowswat - a sharp blow        
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.swat - hit swiftly with a violent blow; "Swat flies"
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"

swat

verb
1. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
2. To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.
noun
1. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke:
Informal: bash, biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
2. A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.
Translations
ضَرْبَةٌ بالكَفيَضْرِبُيَضْرِبُ ذُبابَةً بِكَفِّه
plácnoutpřiplácnoutúder plácačkou
klaskesmæksmække
läimäyttää
mlatnuti
agyoncsap
slásnöggt högg
ピシャリと打つ
찰싹 때리다
priplotisutraiškymassutrėkšti
sistsitiens
udrieť mucholapkou
smälla
ตีอย่างแรง
đánh mạnh

swat

[swɒt]
A. VT [+ fly] → aplastar, matar
B. VI to swat at a flytratar de aplastar or matar una mosca
C. N to give sth/sb a swatdar un zurriagazo a algo/algn
to take a swat at sth/sbintentar darle un zurriagazo a algo/algn

SWAT

[ˈswɒt] SWAT team n (mainly US) (=Special Weapons and Tactics) → GIGN m(= groupe d'intervention de la gendarmerie nationale)

swat

[ˈswɒt]
vt [+ fly] → écraser
n (British) (also fly swat) → tapette f

swat

vt flytotschlagen; tableschlagen auf (+acc)
vi to swat at a flynach einer Fliege schlagen
n
(= blow)Schlag m
(= fly swat)Fliegenklatsche f

SWAT

[swɒt] n abbr (Am) =Special Weapons and Tactics corpo speciale di polizia
a SWAT team → un reparto di teste di cuoio

swat

[swɒt]
1. vt (fly) → schiacciare
2. n (Brit) (also fly swat) → acchiappamosche m inv

swat

(swot) past tense, past participle ˈswatted verb
to crush (a fly etc) by slapping it with something flat. He swatted the fly with a folded newspaper.
noun
an act of swatting. He gave the wasp a swat.

swat

يَضْرِبُ plácnout klaske schlagen κοπανάω golpear con contundencia läimäyttää écraser mlatnuti schiacciare ピシャリと打つ 찰싹 때리다 meppen smekke pacnąć esmagar шлепать smälla ตีอย่างแรง vurmak đánh mạnh 猛击
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