swing of the pendulum


1) качание маятника
2) перен. чередование стоящих у власти политических партий качание маятника

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Swing — Swing, n. 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as, the swing of a pendulum. [1913 Webster] 2. Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men walk… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swing beam — Swing Swing, n. 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as, the swing of a pendulum. [1913 Webster] 2. Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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