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  • n. Plural form of nonswimmer.


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  • Cecil and William were part of a demonstration about how to save nonswimmers from drowning.

    Empire of Dreams

  • But Winton is pitch perfect in capturing (but not exploiting) adolescent angst, and he describes surfing and the sea so thrillingly that even nonswimmers will want to plunge right in.

    Breath: Summary and book reviews of Breath by Tim Winton.

  • And one pool is 110,000 gallon pool and the other pool is a one-foot pool for nonswimmers.

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2009

  • Of the four pools, Al Rafadain's reopening has been the most trouble-free -- partly because its complex of three pools segregates nonswimmers.

    Simple Pleasures

  • When I was a camper, only nonswimmers wore life preservers on the lake.

    The Organization Kid

  • Type IV throwables are not designed as PFDs for unconscious persons, nonswimmers, or children.

    Sailing Fundamentals

  • Three times he swam the Gniloy Tikich to retrieve wounded nonswimmers.

    Panzer Aces

  • The waters in the immediate vicinity of the foundering liner were alive with people on rafts or clinging to planks or nonswimmers frantically churning the surface of the sea with the last of their rapidly failing strength.

    The Lonely Sea

  • Lather still on his face from the unfinished shave, he made straight for the side and jumped into the water, into the confusion of wreckage and splintered wood and hundreds of men, many of them nonswimmers with neither life jacket nor anything to cling to, struggling in the water.

    The Lonely Sea

  • It is not recommended for nonswimmers and children.

    Chapter 3


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