noun, Chiefly British.
a type of dive in which the diver arches back while in the air, keeping his legs straight and together and his arms oustretched, finally entering the water headfirst US and Canadian equivalent swan dive
- Swallow hole
noun 1. (mainly Brit) another word for sinkhole (sense 1)
- Swallowing reflex
swallowing reflex n. Swallowing caused by stimulation of the palate, fauces, or posterior pharyngeal wall. Also called pharyngeal reflex.
noun 1. the tail of a swallow or a deeply forked tail like that of a swallow. 2. any of several butterflies of the genus Papilio, characterized by elongated hind wings that resemble the tail of a swallow, as P. polyxenes (black swallowtail) Compare spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, zebra swallowtail. 3. tail coat. noun 1. […]
- Swallow-tailed coat
noun 1. tail coat. swallow-tailed coat noun 1. another name for tail coat