Swiping



noun
1.
a strong, sweeping blow, as with a cricket bat or golf club.
2.
Informal. a swing of the arm in order to strike somebody; punch.
3.
a sideswipe.
4.
Informal. a critical or cutting remark.
5.
a leverlike device for raising or lowering a weight, especially a bucket in a well; sweep.
6.
an act or instance of swiping:
You can debit your checking account with just a swipe of your card.
7.
Also called rubber. Horse Racing. a person who rubs down horses in a stable; groom.
verb (used with object), swiped, swiping.
8.
to strike with a sweeping blow.
9.
Informal. to steal:
He’ll swipe anything that isn’t nailed down.
10.
to slide (a magnetic card) quickly through an electronic device that reads data.
11.
Digital Technology. to move a finger or fingers, or a stylus, across an area on (a touchscreen) in order to execute a command:
Put your finger on the arrow and swipe the screen to the right to unlock your phone.
verb (used without object), swiped, swiping.
12.
to make a sweeping stroke.
13.
to slide a magnetic card through an electronic device.
14.
Digital Technology. to move the fingers across a touchscreen:
Swipe to the right to close the article.
verb
1.
(informal) when intr, usually foll by at. to hit hard with a sweeping blow
2.
(transitive) (slang) to steal
3.
(transitive) to pass a machine-readable card, such as a credit card, debit card, etc, through a machine that electronically interprets the information encoded, usu. in a magnetic strip, on the card
noun
4.
(informal) a hard blow
5.
an unexpected criticism of someone or something while discussing another subject
6.
Also called sweep. a type of lever for raising and lowering a weight, such as a bucket in a well
swingman
swing shift

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