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adj. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion. Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes. Swimming bell (Zool.), a nectocalyx.

 - Swimming crab (Zool.), any one of numerous species of marine crabs, as those of the family Protunidæ, which have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs flattened so as to serve as fins.

 - n. The act of one who swims.

 - adj. Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain.

 - n. Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head.

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