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swing swings

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  • IFA /ˈswɪŋ/ 
  • Sono (lingvo [en],
    dialekto [US]
    )
    (dosiero)
  • (US, ankaŭ)
IFA /ˈswiːŋ/ 

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  1. ŝanĝo; svingo; svingiĝo; balanco; balancilo; oscilo; pendolo; pendolilo
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  1. With Alexander III there was a swing to reaction and repression[1]

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swing (3a persono ununombro simpla as-tempo swings, as-tempa participo swinging, simpla is-tempo swang aŭ swung, pasinta participo [[swung aŭ (arĥaike) swungen#angla|swung aŭ (arĥaike) swungen]])

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[1] svingi; svingiĝi; balanci; oscili; pendoli; luli; rondvojaĝi
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  1. (intransitive) To move backward and forward, especially rotating about or hanging from a fixed point.
    The plant swung in the breeze.
    • 1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 12
      With one accord the tribe swung rapidly toward the frightened cries, and there found Terkoz holding an old female by the hair and beating her unmercifully with his great hands.
  2. (intransitive) To dance.
  3. (intransitive) To ride on a swing.
    The children laughed as they swung.
  4. (intransitive) To participate in the swinging lifestyle; to participate in wife-swapping.
  5. (intransitive) To hang from the gallows.
  6. (intransitive, cricket, of a ball) to move sideways in its trajectory.
  7. (intransitive) To fluctuate or change.
    It wasn't long before the crowd's mood swung towards restless irritability.
  8. (transitive) To move (an object) backward and forward; to wave.
    He swung his sword as hard as he could.
  9. (transitive) To change (a numerical result); especially to change the outcome of an election.
  10. (transitive) To make (something) work; especially to afford (something) financially.
    If it’s not too expensive, I think we can swing it.
  11. (transitive, music) To play notes that are in pairs by making the first of the pair slightly longer than written (augmentation) and the second, resulting in a bouncy, uneven rhythm.
  12. (transitive, cricket) (of a bowler) to make the ball move sideways in its trajectory.
  13. (transitive and intransitive, boxing) To move one's arm in a punching motion.
  14. (transitive) In dancing, to turn around in a small circle with one's partner, holding hands or arms.
    "to swing one's partner", or simply "to swing"
  15. (engineering) To admit or turn something for the purpose of shaping it; said of a lathe.
    The lathe can swing a pulley of 12 inches diameter.
  16. (nautical) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor.
    A ship swings with the tide.
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  1. Marjorie Boulton. Zamenhof, Creator of Esperanto, Londono, 1960, p.