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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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He said: "I'm fortunate enough to have world-class breaststrokers with me, day in and day out."
Kellsie Krisch is one of the best breaststrokers in the state and it's nice to see the young kids from a couple of years ago grab the torch," Meserole said.
Banking on the solid effort of its breaststrokers led by Pricila Aquino in Day 4, UP came from behind to finish with 444 point to nip Ateneo, which settled for second place with 411.
A heated tracksuit plus 5 min of dryland exercise produced a 0.8% faster time trial than a normal tracksuit and no exercise in the 30 min transition prior to the time trial in 22 elite freestyle swimmers, although there was no clear effect in 10 breaststrokers. In a separate crossover, morning priming bouts consisting of a morning swim with or without dryland exercise (no details provided) enhanced sprint swim performance by 1.7% and 1.6% compared with no-exercise control.
Five of the swimmers took a total of 12 medals, predominantly from the breaststrokers.
This shift in domination has been aided by Daniel Gyurta , a billed star-in-the-making and one of the most consistent 200m breaststrokers in the sport.
Britain has always boasted a rich tradition of world-class breaststrokers with Moorhouse, Duncan Goodhew and Scotland's David Wilkie part of a golden era for the sport.
The differences between the finalists and the eliminated breaststrokers were taken note of by Takagi et al.
There were fantastic performances from the British breaststrokers and a nailbiter in the backstroke.
"I took to the butterfly stroke naturally - and I always give the breaststrokers grief about that!
It was said to aid crawl and backstroke swimmers, but breaststrokers moaned their gas-filled guts made the feet stick out of the water.
The breaststrokers are quite a handful at the best of times as it is.