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  • n. Plural form of swimmer.


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  • Living with, working with, and knowing the people who live where I now do, I am convinced that even if the people in that practice facility were known to be Middle Eastern Muslims, the swimmers from the men's team would have run into the fire without a second thought.

    limitless capacity

  • Three swimmers from the men's team were killed and two others are in critical condition.

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  • What he admires in skilled swimmers is their keeping their rhythm through a race, not allowing the competition to throw them off their stride, and the ease with which they turn, flip and move underwater and surface again in virtually the same moment; he's executed the move a thousand times but always has to worry he'll crash his head against the concrete, split his skull and spill his brains ...

    On the nightstand (under the pillow, in the knapsack, etc.)

  • OK, what I think about those synchronised swimmers is that they do that goosestep and those crazy clown grins so that their performances will be purged of all perve-worthy connotations.

    Questions that Cause My Brow to Crinkle Adorably

  • These rescuers are known as "swimmers," and that's what many Coast Guard recruits here are training to become.

    NYDN Rss

  • I turned around to see one of the female swimmers from the American team heading in my direction.

    Gold Medal Murder

  • But they are among the world's strongest swimmers, which is why, in his movie, Al Gore uses an animated drowning polar bear.

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2007

  • KUTCHER: No. I think just something I was -- I think it was -- you know, "The Guardian" is about these Coast Guard rescue swimmers, which is -- which I look up to and I admire and I think that they do an amazing service for our country and we all got a taste of it during Katrina but, you know, we started to make the picture even before that.

    CNN Transcript Sep 28, 2006

  • When Troy Kroll first heard of the open position for swimming coach at Blackhawk High School, he immediately thought of the rich athletic tradition the school has and the big-name swimmers the boys 'team had recently produced, WPIAL record holders David Thayer and Mark Stepanian. - News

  • Next up for the swimmers will be a meet in Hastings on Nov. 15.

    McCook Daily Gazette Headlines


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