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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The aquatic competitions, which start July 22 and end August 10, include diving, open water swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo. Stephen Hudak, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Monster Jam, Bay Hill highlight sport-incentive requests for bed-tax money," 10 July 2018 When Thierry finds information online about a world men's synchronized swimming championship, the group suddenly has something to aim for. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Sink or Swim' ('Le Grand bain'): Film Review | Cannes 2018," 14 May 2018 Research has established a safety cutoff for people who do synchronized swimming. Sarah Scoles, Washington Post, "These ‘mermaids’ dance underwater for half an hour at a time," 17 June 2018 Beijing, China Built for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the National Aquatics Center (more commonly known as the Water Cube) held synchronized swimming, diving, water polo and other swimming events. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian, "Four Olympic Stadiums With Unexpected Afterlives," 22 Jan. 2018 The spoons do synchronized swimming in the punch, the teapots sing, napkins twirl, and the flower vases give Belle a bouquet. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appetit, "The 11 Best Food Scenes in Disney Movies," 4 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of synchronized swimming

1950, in the meaning defined above

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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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