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swoosh

verb [I] uk   us   /swuːʃ/ informal
to make the sound of air or water that is moving quickly

swoosh

noun [C] uk   us   /swuːʃ/ informal

swoosh noun [C] (SOUND)

the sound of air or water that is moving quickly: The geese took off with a swoosh of their wings.

swoosh noun [C] (SHAPE)

a curved shape that is used as a symbol representing the name of a company or product. The word was originally used for the symbol of the Nike company.
Translations of “swoosh”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出(空氣快速移動時的)颼颼聲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出(空气快速移动时的)嗖嗖声…
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