Home > Industry/Domain > Sports


Of or pertaining to any organized, competitive, entertaining, and skillful activity or game requiring commitment, strategy, and fair play, in which a winner can be defined by objective means within a specified set of rules.

64Categories 218770Terms

Add a new term

Contributors in Sports

Sports > Swimming

swimmer body shaving

Sports; Swimming

The removal of hairs as well as the thin layer of dead skin cells that coat the outer layer of the epidermis to make a swimmer's body more aerodynamic in the water. Full body ...

alternate strokes

Sports; Swimming

This refers to front and back crawl strokes.


Sports; Swimming

A swimmer's halfway time in a race. This is measured every 50 meters.

flutter kicks

Sports; Swimming

The legs move independently of each other, not in unison, in an up and down motion.


Sports; Swimming

In a relay race this means that the swimmer who is jumping into the pool after their partner touches base. A flyer leaves the starting block too soon, before their partner has ...


Sports; Swimming

The swimmer swims on their stomach, their back above the top of the water. The swimmers arms are moving in alternating strokes and the swimmers legs are going in a non-stop, ...