swims

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Swim \Swim\, verb (used without an object) [imp. {Swam}or {Swum}; p. p. {Swum}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swimming}.] [AS. swimman; akin to D. zwemmen, OHG. swimman, G. schwimmen, Icel. svimma, Dan. sw["o]mme, Sw. simma. Cf. {Sound} an air bladder, a strait.]

1. To be supported by water or other fluid; not to sink; to float; as, any substance will swim, whose specific gravity is less than that of the fluid in which it is immersed.

2. To move progressively in water by means of strokes with the hands and feet, or the fins or the tail.

Leap in with me into this angry flood, And swim to yonder point. --Shak.

3. To be overflowed or drenched. --Ps. vi. 6.

Sudden the ditches swell, the meadows swim. --Thomson.

4. Fig.: To be as if borne or floating in a fluid.

[They] now swim in joy. --Milton.

5. To be filled with swimming animals. [Obs.]

[Streams] that swim full of small fishes. --Chaucer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Swim \Swim\, noun

1. The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming. --B. Jonson.

2. The sound, or air bladder, of a fish.

3. A part of a stream much frequented by fish. [Eng.]

{Swim bladder}, an air bladder of a fish.

{To be in the swim}, to be in a favored position; to be associated with others in active affairs. [Colloq.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Swim \Swim\, verb (used without an object) [OE. swime dizziness, vertigo, AS. sw[imac]ma; akin to D. zwijm, Icel. svimi dizziness, svina to subside, sv[imac]a to abate, G. schwindel dizziness, schwinden to disappear, to dwindle, OHG. sw[imac]nan to dwindle. Cf. {Squemish}, {Swindler}.] To be dizzy; to have an unsteady or reeling sensation; as, the head swims.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Swim \Swim\, verb (used with an object)

1. To pass or move over or on by swimming; as, to swim a stream.

Sometimes he thought to swim the stormy main. --Dryden.

2. To cause or compel to swim; to make to float; as, to swim a horse across a river.

3. To immerse in water that the lighter parts may float; as, to swim wheat in order to select seed.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

swim

noun

1: the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool" [syn: {swimming}, {swim}]

verb

1: travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

2: be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom [syn: {float}, {swim}] [ant: {go down}, {go under}, {settle}, {sink}]

3: be dizzy or giddy; "my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne"

4: be covered with or submerged in a liquid; "the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy" [syn: {swim}, {drown}]

5: move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"

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I am a communications business and I want to compete in the C-SPAN HD, C-SPAN2 HD and C-SPAN3 HD online commentary marketplace. Comcast is using it's monopoly position as my cable provider to prevent me from having access to C-SPAN2 HD and C-SPAN3 HD. Therefore, I am unable to compete in the HD Congressional Commentary marketplace. This is bad for DEMOCRACY and it is bad for the INDEPENDENT JOURNALISTS in Comcast's service area. This reduces diversity of opinion in the Congressional Commentary marketplace and leads to the American citizens getting their news only from official sources, such as the major broadcast networks, cable networks and movie companies such as the NBC companies.

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Here is a copy of an e-mail I sent to the FCC:


Subject: Comcast refuses to carry C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 HD because they are not PROFITABLE.
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:44:43 -0700
From: Ken M.
To: Tom.Wheeler@fcc.gov, Mignon.Clyburn@fcc.gov, Jessica.Rosenworcel@fcc.gov, Ajit.Pai@fcc.gov, Mike.ORielly@fcc.gov, campaignlaw@fcc.gov, ombudsperson@fcc.gov

I have complained to you about Comcast not providing C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 in HD.  You forwarded the complaint to Comcast and they contacted me by phone.  They contend that as a FOR-PROFIT company, it is not in the their business interests in terms of profitability to supply their 25 million customers with C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 in HD.

I stated that these are NONPROFIT channels that are in the PUBLIC INTEREST and of course they are not profitable to carry.  But I argued that it is their DUTY as Americans to provide these channels to the U.S. CITIZENS in its service area.  I stated that it is in the PUBLIC INTEREST.

He said, "Sorry, we are a FOR-PROFIT corporation and the demand isn't there."

I would like to escalate this complaint to the next level, given that it wasn't resolved by Comcast.

I believe it is in our national security interests for the citizens to have access to their congressional proceedings in HD.

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Subject: CIMS00005891453 - FCC Consumer Center response from representative TSR58
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:13:37 -0400
From: DoNotReply@fcc.gov
Organization: FCC
To: Ken M.

You are receiving this email in response to your inquiry to the FCC.

Dear Mr. M.,

Thank you for your e-mail to Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding C-Span in HD.

Cable TV companies are not required to carry C-SPAN in HD. C-SPAN is sponsored by the cable TV industry. The letters stand for "Cable Sponsored Public Affairs Network."

Thank You.

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Representative Number : TSR58

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