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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.

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

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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Arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side; legs do a breaststroke kick.
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"
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

breaststroke

[ˈbrɛststrəʊk] nbrasse f

breaststroke

[ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk] n(nuoto a) rana
to swim or do the breaststroke → nuotare a rana

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.

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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Breast stroke specialist Pete Edwards collected gold and silver in the 100m and 50m events respectively and his strong breaststroke leg helped the mens team to gold in the 4x50m medley and 4x100m medley relays.
As Alfie is a crawl swimmer, he coaxed me into ditching my trusty breast stroke in favour of the racer's stroke of choice, and although my first few sessions involved much sputtering and flailing, I eventually got the hang of it.
Delhi's Sandeep Sejwal, who is in the Railways' team, added another gold medal to his kitty with a win in the 100- metre breast stroke event.
University of Arkansas swimmer Leah Pierce was named the Southeastern Conference Swimmer of the Week by the League office after breaking school records in the 100 and 200 breast stroke at the Minnesota U.
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