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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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Alberto Batungbacal narrowly beat Ianiko Limfilipino for the gold medal of the men's 200-meter breastroke with a time of 2:22.14, .14 seconds faster than the silver medalist's time of 2:22.28.
2015, 50m (Kazan) Peaty recorded his second gold of the meeting in the 50m breastroke, after setting a new world record in the semi-final with a time of 26.42 seconds.
Staffordshire swimmer Peaty, who competes in the 50m breastroke final today after winning gold in the 100m on Monday, later waded into the debate saying: ""He (Sun) should be asking himself now should he really be in sport when the people were booing him, but I know how they are and I know how he is so." He added: "I think the most important thing as a sportsperson is you have the right to a voice and Duncan showed his voice and so did the crowd.
Peaty is also the reigning world champion in the 50m breastroke and will compete in that event on Tuesday.
Inverurie's Hannah Miley picked up bronze in the 50m breastroke while aberdeen's Rachel Masson helped Edinburgh University finish as the top club at the event.
Metea Valley got through the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays along with Sam Kastan in the 50 freestyle and Jeddrick Gamilla in the 100 breastroke.
Adam Peaty shows off his gold medal after winning the 50m breastroke at the European Championships
"He could swim breastroke but kind of just on the spot," he said.
Adam Peaty shaved 0.13 seconds off his own world record in the 100 meter breastroke at the European Championships.
Mia Breeze gave the 50m and 200m breastroke her all with a personal best (PB) in the 50m.
Mark Jiron Rotoni timed 2 minutes and 27.66 seconds to win the secondary boys' 200m breastroke to reset the 2017 record of NCR's Drew Magbag (2:28.28), even as teammate Michaela Mojdeh posted 2:33.12 to shatter the three-year-old mark of Central Visayas' Raven Faith Alcoseba (2:33.71) in the elementary girls 200m individual medley.
Mark Jiron Rotoni registered the fourth record in the secondary boys 200m breastroke with a time of 2:27.66, toppling Drew Magbag's 2:28.28 he set also in Antique.