synchronized swimming

noun

Definition of synchronized swimming

: swimming in which the movements of one or more swimmers are synchronized with a musical accompaniment so as to form changing patterns

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Examples of synchronized swimming in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The decision affected men's and women's fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men's rowing, co-ed and women's sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men's volleyball and wrestling. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "2020 Big 10 and Pac-12 College Football Seasons Postponed Due to Coronavirus," 11 Aug. 2020 The 11 sports: men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and wrestling. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, "Stanford’s Big Cut: 11 ‘minor’ sports will get the ax," 8 July 2020 The list also includes men’s and women’s fencing, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash and synchronized swimming. Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY, "Stanford will drop 11 varsity sports, including wrestling, men's volleyball and women's field hockey," 9 July 2020 The Cardinal sports teams to be eliminated are men's and women's fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men's rowing, co-ed and women's sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men's volleyball and wrestling. Allen Kim And David Close, CNN, "Stanford cuts 11 varsity sports programs as the pandemic worsens finances," 8 July 2020 The 11 programs that will be eliminated by the Cardinals athletics program include men's volleyball, men's and women's fencing, lightweight rowing, men's rowing, field hockey, co-ed and women's sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, and wrestling. Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, "Stanford eliminates 11 varsity sports after suffering economic downturn because of coronavirus," 8 July 2020 Squash, synchronized swimming and the others are part of Stanford’s unique personality and charm. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, "Stanford’s Big Cut: 11 ‘minor’ sports will get the ax," 8 July 2020 Programs affected include men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and wrestling. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Stanford drops 11 sports as result of COVID-19; 36 sports ‘not sustainable'," 8 July 2020 Nights brought professional shows — including a Mariachi band, a circus trapeze act, Mexican folk dancing, synchronized swimming (goofy). BostonGlobe.com, "“I’m not doing this again. Find another cook.” So the search began for an alternative family vacation. Dude ranches. Cruises. Safaris. We couldn’t reach a consensus.," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of synchronized swimming

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Synchronized swimming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synchronized%20swimming. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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synchronized swimming

noun

English Language Learners Definition of synchronized swimming

: a sport in which swimmers move together in patterns to music

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