from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A swimming kick used in crawl and backstroke in which the legs are extended straight back and alternately moved up and down with a slight bend in the knee on the upward movement.

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  • noun swimming a kick technique in which the swimmer kicks the legs alternately up and down for propulsion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees


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