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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
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for synchronized swimming

synchronized swimming

noun
1.
the art or sport of one or more swimmers moving in patterns in the water in time to music Sometimes shortened to synchro, synchro swimming
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