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water ballet

n.
1. The art of dancelike movement in water; synchronized swimming.
2. A performance or competition of this swimming.

wa′ter ballet`


n.
synchronized movements, patterns, and other visual effects performed in the water by swimmers, usu. to a musical accompaniment.
[1925–30]
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There will be five swimming pools, including an Olympic-sized pool for synchronized swimming at Portofino Hotel - designed especially for water sports and showcasing regular water ballet shows throughout the day.
There will be five swimming pools, including a large pool - designed especially for water sports and showcasing regular water ballet shows throughout the day.
The $88 budget allowed for a water ballet and diving competition.
Aqua Kaleidoscope at Ocean Theatre meanwhile features the elegant water ballet of a national-level synchronized swimming team from Canada, and will immerse guests in spectacular audio-visual enjoyment.
Water Ballet Sunday sees House of Suarez perform a brand new ballet by the Hilton Hotel Fountains.
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A hybrid form of swimming and dance, synchronised swimming or water ballet is a combination of dance and gymnastics, for which swimmers perform a synchronised routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied by music.
So strict were the proscriptions governing the modesty of North American women's swimwear that in 1907, when Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman performed water ballet in the United States in a form-fitting knitted swimsuit that revealed her arms and legs, she was arrested for indecent exposure.
and knows the area very e hotel I stayed in was excellent, with nightly entertainment, including the most spectacular Water Ballet show, e hotel I stayed in was excellent, with nightly entertainment, including the most spectacular Water Ballet show, which was very skilful as well as entertaining; I for one was very impressed.
It's as graceful as a water ballet, as powerful as a scene from Jurassic Park--these monster fish (measuring up to 14 feet long and 800 pounds) literally swam with the dinosaurs.
Hugo the hippo is practising for his water ballet; he believes he is unique until Bella the bird copies Hugo's actions and even his clothes!
(9781442480537, $15.99) receives fine drawings by Simon Rickerty as it tells of one Hugo the hippo who loves to do water ballet, and whose skills make him unique.