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Swash in a sentence | swash example sentences

  1. Swash plates: plates with pierced holes fixed in tanks to limit violent liquid motion when a ship rolls or pitches in heavy seas.
  2. Thirteen minutes later, after having disembarked from the suite, Feltus and Terence crossed the bridge over the swash just south of the 186.
  3. She saw a horse, with empty saddle, struggling, swimming, drifting out; saw a swash of black tumble in the twisting tides that sucked it seaward.
  4. Glancing up to the second floor, he could see the silhouette of a tall man against the backdrop of the glass wall overlooking the swash and the beach beyond.
  5. In Ely place, Baggot street, Duke's lawn, thence through Merrion green up to Holles street a swash of water flowing that was before bonedry and not one chair or coach or fiacre seen about but no more crack after that first.

  6. Though the area posed no problem at the time, they would need to use extreme caution and careful judgment when the rains began once again, so as not to be trapped this side of the swash by the sudden flooding that would ultimately ensue.
  7. She lingered across the interval of dry sand, calling over her shoulder to Walter something that left him a-grin with amusement; then went joyously down the dip of the beach for the rush of the incoming breakers, and launched into it with the swash of a little, launching ship.
  8. Sherlock Holmes sat moodily at one side of the fireplace cross-indexing his records of crime, while I at the other was deep in one of Clark Russell’s fine sea-stories until the howl of the gale from without seemed to blend with the text, and the splash of the rain to lengthen out into the long swash of the sea waves.
  9. Moving at a brisk canter, Feltus, Terence, Harold, and Billy Joe arrived at the swash, the treacherous crossing point that had turned them back the last time with its raging waters, five minutes later to find the only five—or ten-foot-wide stream nearly dry with only about an inch or two of water careening gently to the sea.
  10. It was quite strange that he should find this, especially since the hunting party had been delivered to the other side of the swash by car rather than by horse and since most other riders from the hotel usually stayed solely on the beach so as not to get lost in the landscape that claimed the bearings of even very direction-conscious individuals.
  11. More and more she leans over to the whale, while every gasping heave of the windlass is answered by a helping heave from the billows; till at last, a swift, startling snap is heard; with a great swash the ship rolls upwards and backwards from the whale, and the triumphant tackle rises into sight dragging after it the disengaged semicircular end of the first strip of blubber.

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