backstroke

Definition of backstroke

back´stroke`
n.1.a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back. It is usually executed with backward-moving circular arm strokes and a flutter kick.

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Australian crawl, Long Melford, aquaplaning, aquatics, backhand, backhander, balneation, bathe, bathing, bolo punch, breaststroke, butterfly, crawl, diving, dog paddle, fin, fishtail, flapper, flipper, floating, haymaker, hook, natation, one-two, round-arm blow, roundhouse, short-arm blow, sidestroke, sidewinder, surfboarding, surfing, swim, swimming, swing, treading water, uppercut, wading, waterskiing
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