natation(redirected from natational)
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The act or skill of swimming.
a formal or literary word for swimming. See swimming
[C16: from Latin natātiō a swimming, from natāre to swim]
na•ta•tion(neɪˈteɪ ʃən, næ-)
the act or skill of swimming.
[1535–45; < Latin natātiō=natā(re) to swim + -tiō -tion]
the act or art of swimming or floating on water. — natatory, — natatorial, adj.See also: Athletics
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|Noun||1.||natation - the act of someone who floats on the water|
swim, swimming - the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"