Swathe

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Swathe

  • (noun) a broad strip or area of something. “vast swathes of countryside”
  • (noun) a row or line of grass, corn, or other crop as it falls or lies when mown or reaped. “if the day is windy, the swathes should be high and narrow”
  • (noun) a strip left clear by the passage of a mowing machine or scythe. “the combine had cut a deep swathe around the border of the fields”
  • (noun) a piece or strip of material in which something is wrapped. “they wrapped the body inside a canvas swathe”
  • (verb) wrap in several layers of fabric. “his hands were swathed in bandages”

Swathe meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • लपेटना, चौड़ी पट्टी, पट्टी, बाँधना, लपेटना

Swathe origin

  • Old English swæthswathu ‘track, trace’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch zwad(e ) and German Schwade . In Middle English the term denoted a measure of the width of grassland, probably reckoned by a sweep of the mower’s scythe.
  • late Old English swath- (noun), swathian (verb); compare with swaddle.

Swathe in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Chandrayaan-2: Why Nasa was unable to spot Vikram lander …, The high-resolution photographs capture a large swathe of the cratered … the targeted landing site of India’s Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram.
  • Pakistan loses claim for Nizam of Hyderabad’s millions, But with the end of Britain’s control of India, he was forced to strike a … wealth in return for ceding the vast swathe of south-central India that was …
  • Top 10 biz headlines: Forever 21 to shut shop, core sector …, … as the shift to e-commerce cut a swathe through traditional retailers. … However, there are concerns over the LNG demand growth in India …
  • Monsoon batters Mumbai; more rains forecast for region, Heavy rains pounded a familiar swathe across West and adjoining Central India, with the hill station of Matheran near Mumbai recording the ..
  • China defaults set to worsen as $7.8 billion bonds due next year, Trouble is, a swathe of the borrowers with debt due next year lacked strong fundamentals, and took advantage of unusually sweet financing …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Swathe 

  • or obse(ssed)-Qui( yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all
  • ob + SEQUI + ous .. sequi means sequence where one thing “follows” the other.. and servants follow what their masters say..

Swathe pronunciation

Twirl

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Twirl

  • (verb) spin quickly and lightly round, especially repeatedly. “she twirled in delight to show off her new dress”
  • (verb) cause to rotate. “she twirled her fork in the pasta”
  • (noun) an act of spinning. “Kate did a twirl in front of the mirror”
  • (noun) a spiralling or swirling shape, especially a flourish made with a pen. “on the lid was a name written in old-fashioned twirls”

Twirl meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • चक्कर खाना, गोल गोल घूमना, घसीट, घुमाना, चक्रण, घुमाव, मोड़, आवर्तन, घुमाव

Twirl origin

  • late 16th century: probably an alteration (by association with whirl) of tirl, a variant of archaic trill ‘twiddle, spin’.

Twirl in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Who says boys don’t twirl?, Growing up in the 1980s and 1990s in India often meant you wouldn’t meet another gay person well into young adulthood. Tejuja writes with …
  • The iPhone’s Make in India story, India has become an important manufacturing base as the … “I can twirl my mustache and say, ‘India can replicate China,'” he says. “The reality …
  • ‘Mystery’ of rubber studs, It included Indian spin legends Bishan Singh Bedi and Erapalli Prasanna. … “His bouncy run-up and twirl of both arms at the point of delivery …
  • Of love tales, twirlings, and water and air philosophies, And when you twirl, you feel a connection with the divine and away from the … Indian and Persia have a lot of similarities because India was …
  • Energy, Pedigree, Numbers: Why Ravindra Jadeja, the Test …, Jadeja tipped R Ashwin to get the nod as India’s primary spinner in the two … batsmen – they will be willing to twirl that sword along with Jadeja.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Twirl 

  • twirl–whirl=whirlpool means clothes rotate in whirlpool machines very fastly…….

Twirl pronunciation