verb (used without object), swan-dived, swan-diving.
to perform a swan dive.
to decrease suddenly and decisively; plummet:
Stock prices swan-dived overnight.
a forward dive in which the diver while in the air assumes a position with the arms outstretched at shoulder height and the legs straight and together, and enters the water with the arms stretched above the head.
(US & Canadian) a type of dive in which the diver arches back while in the air, keeping his legs straight and together and his arms outstretched, finally entering the water headfirst Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) swallow dive
noun 1. Suwannee. noun 1. a variant spelling of Suwannee
verb, Chiefly Scot. and North England. 1. simple past tense of swing1 . verb (used with object), swung, swinging. 1. to cause to move to and fro, sway, or oscillate, as something suspended from above: to swing one’s arms in walking. 2. to cause to move in alternate directions or in either direction around a […]
- Swan-ganz catheter
Swan-Ganz catheter (swŏn’gānz’) n. A soft catheter with an expandable balloon tip that is used for measuring blood pressure in the pulmonary artery.
noun 1. a person who tends swans. noun 1. a person who herds swans