synchronized swimming

synchronized swimming

noun
1.
a sport growing out of water ballet in which swimmers, in solo, duet, and team efforts, complete various required figures by performing motions in relatively stationary positions, along with a freestyle competition, with the contestants synchronizing movements to music and being judged for body position, control, and the degree of difficulty of the moves.
2.
a swimming exercise or exhibition derived from the competitive sport.

Origin:
1945–50

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synchronized swimming
 
n
synchro, Sometimes shortened to: synchro swimming the art or sport of one or more swimmers moving in patterns in the water in time to music

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