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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.
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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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Alcos bagged his second gold medal winning it in the boys 16 and over 200-meter breaststroke swimming competition while Memoracion placed first in the Senior Women's 800-meter run which helped improved Davao City's medal count with four golds, six silvers and 12 bronze medals currently at eighth place overall as of 11 a.m.
Given that the upper and lower torso are large segments that rotate about their longitudinal axis in swimming (albeit not deliberately in breaststroke swimming) angular momenta of those segments about their long axes were calculated.
Application to breaststroke swimming, as in the case of this swimmer, was of particular interest because the swimmer had been competing at an elite level in a stroke that is expected to be symmetrical with little or no tendency to rotate about a vertical axis (yaw).
Chris Cook can count himself unlucky not to have gone to Sydney eight years ago but his record-breaking performance at the 100m breaststroke swimming trials in April have added to the feeling the Newcastle man is coming of age.
Adam won gold in the 100m breaststroke swimming and silver in the 50m and medley relay events, while Peter won a silver in the lightweight coxless four rowing event.
'In competitive breaststroke swimming, the upper body comes right out of the water to get momentum, with shoulders hunched round to make themselves smaller, which will cause damage to the shoulders.
Breaststroke swimming and its relationship with the physical performance of the swimmers seems obvious, in the breaststroke, as in no other competitive swimming technique, effort is devoted not only to the production of propulsion, but also in overcoming the resistance of water in the recovery phases of upper and lower limbs.
England's James Gibson (bottom) races against team-mates Adam Whitehead (middle) and Darren Mew (top) during the men's 50 metre breaststroke swimming final on Saturday.
In recent two-three decades analysis of breaststroke swimming has been conducted by using video recordings, where in the movements of the upper and lower limbs were generally distinguished into three phases: propulsive, resistant and gliding.