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swallow dive

noun [C] uk   UK ( US swan dive) us  
a dive into water in which you hold your arms out from your sides until you are close to the water
Translations of “swallow dive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 燕式跳水, (直體)向前跳水…
in Chinese (Simplified) 燕式跳水…
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