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Noun
The act of stealing or unlawfully taking possession of
“Chase had been nothing but a skinny thief, involving himself in pickpocketing and the swiping of merchandise from shop shelves.”
Verb
Present participle for to hit, or try to hit, especially with a swinging blow
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“The monkey is generally cranky, and on several occasions, has tried to swipe at or bite the tourists.”
Verb
Present participle for to make forceful contact with something
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“One rasping swipe against the rough texture on the side of the box brought a blaze of light that made her blink.”
Verb
Present participle for to take something illegally or without permission
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“Frankly, with a vast online knowledge base at your fingertips, it would be a miracle if people didn't swipe a phrase here or pilfer a juicy paragraph there.”
Verb
Present participle for to hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver, often with a graphical user interface, in order to make a payment or gain access to the vehicle
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Present participle for to smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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Present participle for to move (one's hand or arm, or something held in one's hand) to and fro
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