natation


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na·ta·tion

 (nā-tā′shən, nă-)
n.
The act or skill of swimming.

[Latin natātiō, natātiōn-, from natātus, past participle of natāre, frequentative of nāre, to swim; see snā- in Indo-European roots.]

natation

(nəˈteɪʃən)
n
a formal or literary word for swimming. See swimming
[C16: from Latin natātiō a swimming, from natāre to swim]
naˈtational adj

na•ta•tion

(neɪˈteɪ ʃən, næ-)

n.
the act or skill of swimming.
[1535–45; < Latin natātiō=natā(re) to swim + -tiō -tion]
na•ta′tion•al, adj.

natation

the act or art of swimming or floating on water. — natatory,natatorial, adj.
See also: Athletics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.natation - the act of someone who floats on the waternatation - the act of someone who floats on the water
swim, swimming - the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
dead-man's float, prone float - a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
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said Joe, once more vigorously resorting to his skill in the art of natation.
Farida Osman - Egypt Today/Yasmine Hassan At the beginning of 2017, Farida Osman, nicknamed the Golden Fish, was the first ever Egyptian to claim a medal in the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Championships, held in August 2017.
A peine 18 ans, l'espoir de la Natation Tunisienne et membre de BNA Challenge Team a ete la surprise du Golden Tour de Nice en defendant ses performances a chances egales face a des tenors des differentes epreuves oo il s'est illustre.
beaucoup moins que]Durant ces deux dernieres annees, nos athletes se sont distingues dans des competitions internationales, remportant des medailles en athletisme, natation, cyclisme notamment.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian men's national water polo team won the ticket for the final showdown of the 6th edition of the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Men's Water Polo Development Trophy in Malta, after it achieved a deserved win over the Uruguayan side.
Meme son de cloche pour les artisans de l'omnisport (hand et basket), le golf, l'equitation, la natation, la lutte, le taekwondo, le judo, le karate.
After the inaugural ceremony, the attendees visited the grand Aquatic Centre, a first ever FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation Amateur) approved indoor swimming facility, with an eight lane, 25meter length, in a Pakistan based university.
L~quipement se compose d~un bassin de natation de 25 m (8 couloirs), d~un bassin mixte (250 m2), d~une pataugeoire (77 m2), d~un toboggan (26 ml) disposant d~un bassin de rception, et d~un espace bien-tre (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi et douches hydromassantes).
At the press conference, club board member Hazem Shiha commented that, unfortunately, the tournament would not be included in the international swimming organisation Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA)'s agenda.
The FAaAaAeA@dAaAaAeA@ration Internatio de Natation (FINA) was founded in 1908, but swimming became an official sport during the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Selon l'agence de natation Standard & Poor's, le blocage budgetaire allait engendrer un manque a gagner de "24 milliards de dollars a la premiere economie mondiale".
Le nageur vit un sacre mois en or : apres ses victoires des championnats du monde de natation, il a passe la bague au doigt a l'ancienne Miss France.