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  • v. Present participle of swoosh.


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  • We like the idea of swooshing, swiping and poking our computers, so we gave them a go and tried to think how we'd use them in everyday life.

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  • Visitors to Thompson's Creek County courtroom reported hearing a 'swooshing' sound coming from the bench, a noise the court reporter said 'sounded like a blood pressure cuff being pumped up.'


  • 'swooshing' sound of the thick metal doors open but only a fraction.

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  • To the accompaniment of moody musical textures and oversized sound effects -- barking dogs, pounding rain, the swooshing of a washing machine -- a handful of quirky characters putter and clamber around the space.

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  • Only the falling qwa-qwa-qwa calls of a large group of mallards, dirty and unkempt in their eclipse plumage, can be heard above the swooshing grass.

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  • We went on the Pirate Ship three times swooshing forward, back, upside down, and he cried Aera! waving his sword, until the operator asked him to please keep all swords inside the car . . .

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  • The chest continues to rise and fall with a swooshing sound from the machine.


  • They contain movement sensors which enable them to emit the famous swooshing and buzzing sounds, they power up and down with sounds recorded digitally from the movies and amazingly bright lighting effects.

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  • If you imagine the schedule as a Hollywood blockbuster, this is like Nicolas Cage (Sherlock) and John Travolta (Doctor Who) fighting to the death, only to find Cameron Diaz effortlessly swooshing past them to save the earth.

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  • Its rockets, swooshing overhead and leaving a black tail of smoke, flew in the general direction of Bani Walid's center, producing sand-colored plumes at the impact sites.

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