Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s. The name swing came from the 'swing feel' where the emphasis is on the off–beat or weaker pulse in the music.
Swing is a GUI widget toolkit for Java. It is part of Oracle's Java Foundation Classes (JFC) – an API for providing a graphical user interface (GUI) for Java programs. Swing was developed to provide a more sophisticated set of GUI components than the earlier Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT).
Swing or swinging may refer to: Swing (boxing). Swing (seat), a (usually outdoors located) hanging seat suspended from a bar that swings back and forth. Russian swing, a swing-like circus apparatus. Baseball swing, a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each.
In jazz and related musical styles, the term swing has two main uses. Colloquially, it is used to describe the sense of propulsive rhythmic "feel" or "groove" created by the musical interaction between the performers...
The Swing Revival was a late 1990s period of renewed popular interest in swing and jump blues music and dance from the 1930s and 1940s as exemplified by Louis Prima, often mixed with a more contemporary rock, rockabilly or ska sound, known also as neo-swing or retro swing.
Swing¹ — swingable, adj. /swing/, v., swung, swinging, n., adj. v.t. 1. to cause to move to and fro, sway, or oscillate, as something suspended from above…