Definitions for "Sway"
Keywords:  heave, yaw, incline, swing, surge
To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield; as, to sway the scepter.
To influence or direct by power and authority; by persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to guide.
To cause to incline or swing to one side, or backward and forward; to bias; to turn; to bend; warp; as, reeds swayed by wind; judgment swayed by passion.
Keywords:  hoist, slings, yards, ropes, down
To hoist; as, to sway up the yards.
The same as hoist.
To hoist up or down using ropes and slings.
The term sway has a specific meaning in the technique of ballroom dancing. Basically, it describes a body position in which its upper part gracefully deflects from the vertical. Entrance to and exit from this position are matters of fine technical detail and differs in various dance figures. The purposes of sway are both better control of dance motion and aesthetics.
In 2004, Sway promotional CD and DVD singles were distributed throughout the U.S. to DJs and VJs for promotion of Shall We Dance?. It was featured on the soundtrack which was released on October 12 2004 through Casablanca Records. It was not officialy released until 20 November 2006, although it was only released in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
"Sway" is a 1997 New Zealand music single by Bic Runga. It appeared on her first album, Drive, and it was featured in the 1999 film American Pie. It was released in 1998 in Germany, Australia, and twice in the United Kingdom.
A switch or rod used by thatchers to bind their work.
Hazel or steel rod used to secure thatch to the rafters in the roof. The sways are fixed by stitching with tarred cord, screw ties, or by crooks driven into each rafter at intervals dictated by the length of the materials to be fixed, these are covered by each succeeding course or stelch
Keywords:  suzanne, brubaker, pete, marvel, mutant
Sway (Suzanne Chan) is a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. She first appeared in X-Men: Deadly Genesis #3. She was created by writer Ed Brubaker and artist Pete Woods.
Keywords:  rov, starboard, cradle, gently, forth
move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
cause to move back and forth; "rock the cradle"; "rock the baby"; "the wind swayed the trees gently"
(Ship and ROV) Speed (m/s) to port (-) or starboard (+).
Keywords:  preponderance, cast, turn, balance
Preponderance; turn or cast of balance.
Keywords:  dominion, rule, bear, govern, control
To bear sway; to rule; to govern.
Rule; dominion; control.
Keywords:  voters, did, speech, win, approval
win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"