sway

  • 1 Sway — (sw[=a]), v. i. 1. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline. [1913 Webster] The balance sways on our part. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward. [1913 Webster] 3. To have… …

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  • 2 Sway — (sw[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swaying}.] [OE. sweyen, Icel. sveigja, akin to E. swing; cf. D. zwaaijen to wield, swing. See {Swing}, and cf. {Swag}, v. i.] 1. To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield; as, to… …

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  • 3 Sway — Sway, n. 1. The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon. [1913 Webster] With huge two handed sway brandished aloft. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of… …

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  • 4 Sway bar — (Vehicles) (a) A bar attached to the hounds, in the rear of the front axle, so as to slide on the reach as the axle is swung in turning the vehicle. (b) Either of the two bars used on couplong the oront ano rear sleds of a logging sled; also, the …

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  • 5 Sway-backed — a. Having the back hollow or sagged, whether naturally or as the result of injury or weakness; said of horses and other animals. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Sway-bracing — Sway bra cing, n. (Engin.) The horizontal bracing of a bridge, which prevents its swaying. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 sway bar — noun Date: 1949 a bar that torsionally couples the right and left front wheel suspensions of an automobile to reduce roll and sway …

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  • 8 sway — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sweigh, from sweyen Date: 14th century 1. the action or an instance of swaying or of being swayed ; an oscillating, fluctuating, or sweeping motion 2. an inclination or deflection caused by or as if by swaying 3 …

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  • 9 Sway (dance) — The term sway has a specific meaning in the technique of ballroom dances. Basically, it describes a dancer s body position in which the entire body gracefully deflects from the vertical. Entrance to and exit from this position are matters of fine …

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  • 10 Sway bar — A sway bar (also stabilizer bar, anti sway bar, roll bar, or anti roll bar, ARB) is an automobile suspension device. It connects opposite (left/right) wheels together through short lever arms linked by a torsion spring. A sway bar increases the… …

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  • 11 Sway (song) — For other song and album with the same title, see Sway Sway is the English version of ¿Quién será? , a 1953 mambo song by Mexican composer and bandleader Pablo Beltrán Ruiz. The most famous version is that of Dean Martin recorded in 1954. English …

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  • 12 Sway DaSafo — For other uses of Sway , see Sway (disambiguation). Sway Sway Dasafo at the MetroLive Press Shot. (2 September 2011) Background information Born 5 September 1982 …

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  • 13 Sway — Things and places commonly known as Sway or sway include:Music* Sway (dance), a motion in ballroom dance * Sway DaSafo, British hip hop/grime artist * Sway, first artist name used by the norwegian singer Espen Lind * Sister Sway, a singerSongs *… …

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  • 14 Sway (Bic Runga song) — NOTOC Infobox Single Name = Sway | Artist = Bic Runga from Album = Drive Background = yellow Format = CD Released = May 1997 (New Zealand) Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Columbia Records Producer = Chart position = #93 (UK Singles Chart)… …

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  • 15 Sway, Hampshire — Sway is a village in Hampshire in the New Forest in England.The parish was formed in 1849, when 2208 acres were taken from the extensive parish of Boldre.The village has a railway station on the main line from Weymouth and Bournemouth to… …

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  • 16 Sway (comics) — Superherobox| caption= Sway From the cover of Deadly Genesis #4, by Marc Silvestri comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Sway real name=Suzanne Chan species=Human Mutant publisher=Marvel Comics debut= #3 creators=Ed Brubaker Pete Woods… …

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  • 17 Sway railway station — Infobox UK station name = Sway caption = code = SWY manager = South West Trains locale = Sway borough = New Forest lowusage0405 = 86,574 lowusage0506 = 87,303 lowusage0607 = 88,056 platforms = 2 start = 6 March 1888Sway railway station is a… …

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  • 18 Sway Calloway — Sway Calloway, usually credited as Sway, is a reporter and executive producer for MTV News. [Chrisp, Taj. [http://media.www.dailyorange.com/media/storage/paper522/news/2007/10/19/Feature/Q.A With.Sway.Calloway.Of.Mtv.News 3043516.shtml Q A With… …

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  • 19 Sway (The Rolling Stones song) — Infobox Song Name = Sway Artist = The Rolling Stones Album = Sticky Fingers Released= April 23, 1971 track no = 2 Recorded = October 1970 Genre = Rock Length = 3m:51s Writer = Jagger/Richards Mick Taylor (uncredited) Label = Rolling Stones/Virgin …

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  • 20 Sway DaSafo discography — This is the Discography page for UK rapper Sway DaSafoAlbumsInfobox Discography Type = Studio Name = This Is My Demo Released = February 16 2006 Label = All City Music Chart position= Certification =Infobox Discography Type = Studio Name = The… …

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