swoop


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the act of plunging suddenly downward into or as if into water

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(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

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a very rapid raid

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a swift descent through the air

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move down on as if in an attack

move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc

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seize or catch with a swooping motion

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Created by Hebden Bridge-based artist, Jane Revitt, and commissioned by Pennine Prospects with funding from the Green Bank Trust and Yorkshire Festival 2014, Swoop is a flowing abstract representation of 560 starlings swooping across the hillside.
So, in the seconds that it takes a bat to swoop down and capture a meal, it's using a complicated sonar system that scientists are only beginning to understand.
Hershey's Swoops is an exciting new product innovation," says Chuck Kuklic, market manager, Hershey's Franchise.
1) To control mustang population, helicopters swoop down and thunder behind bands of fleeing mustangs, herding them into temporary corrals.
So we designed Swoop to wait, watch and intelligently act upon those unpredictable moments.
Swoop will be launched from the official vantage point at Elland Working Men's Club, at a time to be confirmed.
All yesterday's police swoops were made on houses in the Newport area.
Demonstrators, under the banner the Great Climate Swoop, included supporters of three pressure groups - the Camp for Climate Action, Plane Stupid and Climate Rush.
And League One promotion chasers Leeds have completed a double swoop for experienced Crystal Palace keeper Daryl Flahvan and Reading centre-back Sam Sodje.
ANTI-TERROR cops investigating Islamic extremist groups arrested nine men in a dramatic motorway swoop.
Consider that, plus the amount of food and other debris littering our town centre and it is little wonder that they swoop on food items, which they see as available, in order to feed themselves and their young.
Two of the men - aged 27 and 33 - will appear in court tomorrow after the latest drugs swoop.
Also confiscated during the swoop were 200 cigars, 600 litres of beer, 36 litres of wine, a car, a van and a coach that had recently returned from a booze cruise in France
If Olson wants to turn left to swoop around a gate, she leans her body to the left and the snowboard swoops in the same direction.
to the crowd, the kite rose, made a quick swoop to the left - ending up draped over an onlooker's parked car - and tugged the obelisk the rest of the way to vertical.