What Is the Definition of Backstroke?

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Backstroke is a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back. It is one of the four swimming styles regulated by FINA, and the only regulated style swum on the back. This style has the advantage of easy breathing, but the disadvantage of swimmers not being able to see where they are going.
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back·stroke
[bak-strohk]
NOUN
1.
a backhanded stroke.
2.
Swimming. a stroke made while on one's back.
3.
a blow or stroke in return; recoil.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [BACK·STROKED, BACK·STROK·ING.]
4.
Swimming. to swim the backstroke: She backstroked across the pool.
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