swings


swings
swɪŋ n. act of swinging; back and forth movement; sweeping motion made by the arm; swaying movement of the body; suspended seat on which one sits and sways to and fro; rhythm; change; 1930's dance music v. move back and forth; strike with a sweeping movement of the arm; turn; alter one's opinion or interest; ride on a swing; successfully arrange (Slang); play rhythmically (Music); be hanged (Slang)

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  • Swings — Swịngs,   Pol, belgischer Astrophysiker, * Ransart 24. 9. 1906, ✝ Liège 28. 10. 1983; ab 1932 Professor und Direktor des Instituts für Astrophysik der Universität Liège, während des Zweiten Weltkiegs in den USA; von 1964 67 Präs. der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • SWINGS — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Swings of fate — 1er álbum de estudio de Lava, editado en 2003. El disco recibió una pobre recepción por parte del público pero tuvo buenas críticas en los medios de comunicación. Lista de canciones Todas las canciones compuestas por Carlos Timón Swings of fate – …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Swings (ride) — Swings are types of amusement rides that have seats attached below a metal structure. Each seat is suspended by metal chains. The swing ride will spin around the center axis of the ride, and travel at a moderate speed. Some tilt while others do… …   Wikipedia

  • swings and roundabouts — ► swings and roundabouts Brit. a situation in which different actions result in no eventual gain or loss. Main Entry: ↑swing …   English terms dictionary

  • Swings, Pol — ▪ Belgian astronomer byname of  Polidore F.F. Swings   born September 24, 1906, Ransart, Belgium died October 28, 1983       Belgian astrophysicist noted for his spectroscopic studies of the composition and structure of stars and comets.       In …   Universalium

  • Swings of fate — Infobox Album | Name = Swings of fate Type = Album Artist = Lava Released = October 10, 2003 Recorded = August 2001 Genre = Fusion Length = 38:06 Label = Pueblo Records Producer = Carlos Timón and Javier Adán Reviews = *Todas las Novedades… …   Wikipedia


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