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breast·stroke

 (brĕst′strōk′)
n.
1. A swimming stroke in which a person lies face down in the water, extends the arms in front of the head, pulls the arms back under the surface of the water, and then performs a frog kick.
2. A race or a leg of a race in which this stroke is swum.

breast′stroke′ v.
breast′strok′er n.
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breaststroke

(ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a swimming stroke in which the arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side while the legs are drawn up beneath the body and thrust back together
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breast•stroke

(ˈbrɛstˌstroʊk, ˈbrɛs-)

n.
a swimming stroke, executed in a prone position, in which the two hands are extended forward, outward, and rearward from in front of the chest while the legs move in a frog kick.
[1865–70]
breast′strok`er, n.
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breaststroke


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Arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side; legs do a breaststroke kick.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breaststroke - a swimming strokebreaststroke - a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
swimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
frog kick - a swimming kick; knees are drawn upward and outward so the legs can be brought together when fully extended
Verb1.breaststroke - swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg
aquatics, water sport - sports that involve bodies of water
swim - travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"
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Translations
السِباحَة على الصَدْرسباحة على الصدر
prsa
brystsvømning
rintauinti
prsno plivanje
mellúszás
bringusund
平泳ぎ
평영
bröstsim
การว่ายน้ำท่าผีเสื้อ
kiểu bơi ếch

breaststroke

[ˈbreststrəʊk] Nbraza f de pecho
to swim or do the breaststrokenadar a la braza
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

breaststroke

[ˈbrɛststrəʊk] nbrasse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

breaststroke

[ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk] n(nuoto a) rana
to swim or do the breaststroke → nuotare a rana
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

breast

(brest) noun
1. either of a woman's two milk-producing glands on the front of the upper body.
2. the front of a body between the neck and belly. He clutched the child to his breast; This recipe needs three chicken breasts.
verb
1. to face or oppose. breast the waves.
2. to come to the top of. As we breasted the hill we saw the enemy in the distance.
ˈbreastfeed verb
to feed (a baby) with milk from the breast.
ˈbreastfed adjective
ˈbreaststroke noun
a style of swimming in which the arms are pushed out in front and then sweep backwards.
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breaststroke

السِباحَة على الصَدْر prsa brystsvømning Brustschwimmen πρόσθιο braza rintauinti brasse prsno plivanje nuoto a rana 平泳ぎ 평영 schoolslag brystsvømming styl klasyczny estilo bruços, nado de peito брасс bröstsim การว่ายน้ำท่าผีเสื้อ kelebek kiểu bơi ếch 蛙泳
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The painting features a man in trunks swimming breast stroke towards the end of the pool with Hockey's former boyfriend, artist Peter Schlesinger, fully-clothed, looking down at him
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Last year one 55-year-old lady started swimming sessions at Life Leisure having never swum anything other than breast stroke. She now swims about 2,000m front crawl easily and competed in her first triathlon to mark how far she'd come.
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In the 100m breast stroke Maaz won gold, Saeed and Usman got positions, in the 100m free style Islamia School Hussain won gold, Zulafa Asad and Humam won bronze medal.
The Haven Point pool in South Shields will get a rigorous testing as 375 children compete over two days in styles from 50m freestyle to 400m breast stroke.
She was discovered to be a natural breast stroke swimmer and at the age of 86 she broke a British record for the 200m breast stroke when competing in New Zealand.
The top individual performance awards were presented to Michael Dawson (Hamilton Aquatics Dubai) in the 100m breast stroke swim and to Edith Lingmann (Elite Swim Team, Kuwait) in the 200m individual medley swim.
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Muhammad Muneeb Siddiqui added a gold medal in Pakistan's medal basket in the 25 meter breast stroke. Jasmeen Sharif won gold medal in 50 meter in free style event.
With no oars, he leaned over the front and made his way across the water using a breast stroke swimming style.