Definition of Swings

1. Noun. (plural of swing) ¹



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Definition of Swings

1. swing [v] - See also: swing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swings

swingism
swingisms
swingle
swinglebar
swinglebars
swingled
swingles
swingletree
swingletrees
swinglike
swingling
swingman
swingmen
swingometer
swingometers
swings (current term)
swings and roundabouts
swingset
swingsets
swingtree
swingtrees
swingy
swinish
swinishly
swinishness
swinishnesses
swink
swinked
swinker
swinkers

Literary usage of Swings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Russian Poetry: An Anthology by Babette Deutsch, Avrahm Yarmolinsky (1921)
"He swings, and gives a crow, To and fro To and fro The boards creak, bending low, ... The board sways back, and bracing, With a long creak swings wide, ..."

2. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"Half-through, plate-girder swings occur occasionally, and in times past pin-connected ... The choice between rim-bearing and centre-bearing swings is almost ..."

3. A Textbook of Fire Assaying by Edward Everett Bugbee (1922)
"For ordinarily accurate commercial work the weighing of the gold and silver is done by the " method of equal swings," using the rider for the final weighing ..."

4. The Sampling and Assay of the Precious Metals: Comprising Gold, Silver by Ernest Alfred Smith (1913)
""The Method of swings." — Within certain limits the deviation from the ... Disregarding the first swings, so soon as the deflections of the pointer fall ..."

5. An Anthology of Recent Poetryby Lettice D'Oyly Walters by Lettice D'Oyly Walters (1920)
"ROUNDABOUTS AND swings was early last September night to ... as Solomon an' lean as fiddle-strings Was joggin' in the dust along 'is roundabouts and swings. ..."

6. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1898)
"Weighing by swings.—The mass of a body which is being weighed cannot, as a rule, ... This is called weighing by swings. Errors in the use of a balance. ..."

7. Modern Russian Poetry: An Anthology by Babette Deutsch, Avrahm Yarmolinsky (1921)
"He swings, and gives a crow, To and fro To and fro The boards creak, bending low, ... The board sways back, and bracing, With a long creak swings wide, ..."

8. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"Half-through, plate-girder swings occur occasionally, and in times past pin-connected ... The choice between rim-bearing and centre-bearing swings is almost ..."

9. A Textbook of Fire Assaying by Edward Everett Bugbee (1922)
"For ordinarily accurate commercial work the weighing of the gold and silver is done by the " method of equal swings," using the rider for the final weighing ..."

10. The Sampling and Assay of the Precious Metals: Comprising Gold, Silver by Ernest Alfred Smith (1913)
""The Method of swings." — Within certain limits the deviation from the ... Disregarding the first swings, so soon as the deflections of the pointer fall ..."

11. An Anthology of Recent Poetryby Lettice D'Oyly Walters by Lettice D'Oyly Walters (1920)
"ROUNDABOUTS AND swings was early last September night to ... as Solomon an' lean as fiddle-strings Was joggin' in the dust along 'is roundabouts and swings. ..."

12. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1898)
"Weighing by swings.—The mass of a body which is being weighed cannot, as a rule, ... This is called weighing by swings. Errors in the use of a balance. ..."

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