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swipe right

1. slang To show interest in or approval of someone or something in an app. The phrase was popularized by the dating app Tinder, in which users "swipe right" on the screen to indicate interest in a potential mate. That girl is gorgeous, I'm definitely swiping right. Ooh, this guy's funny—swipe right! I keep swiping right because these dresses are all gorgeous.
2. slang By extension, to accept, agree with, or show enthusiasm for something. A night out instead of studying? I'm swiping right on that.
See also: right, swipe

swipe left

1. slang To decline or reject someone or something in an app. The phrase was popularized by the dating app Tinder, in which users "swipe left" on the screen to reject a potential mate. That girl is pretty—I'm only swiping left because I'm not into blondes. Ugh, this guy's has no sense of humor—swipe left! I keep swiping left because these dresses are all hideous.
2. slang By extension, to reject or decline something. Studying instead of a night out? Definitely swiping left on that.
See also: left, swipe

take a swipe at someone or something

 
1. Sl. to hit at someone or something. Max took a swipe at the cop by mistake. Lefty took a swipe at the punching bagand missed.
2. Sl. to have a try at someone or something. I think I can persuade him. I'll take a swipe at him and see. I will probably fail, but I'll take a swipe at it.
See also: swipe, take

swipe at

v.
1. To attempt to hit someone or something with a sweeping stroke: The cat swiped at the string. The hockey player swiped at the puck.
2. To attack someone verbally; criticize someone sharply: The candidate took every opportunity to swipe at her opponent.
See also: swipe

swipe

1. tv. to drink liquor rapidly and to excess; to bolt a drink of liquor. Fred sat at the bar and swiped two gins and ate an egg.
2. n. moonshine; inferior liquor. I can’t stand the swipe they serve here.
3. tv. to steal something. Bart swiped a pack of cigarettes from the counter.
4. n. a blow or an act of striking someone or something. (see also take a swipe at someone/something.) The cat gave the mouse a swipe with its paw.

take a swipe at someone/something

1. tv. to hit at someone or something. Max took a swipe at the cop by mistake.
2. tv. to have a try at someone or something. I will probably fail, but I’ll take a swipe at it.
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com/r/GooglePixel/comments/7obzyw/anyone_else_finding_it_extremely_hard_to_swipe/) A user on Reddit claims that the lock screen swiping issue can temporarily be resolved by simply restarting the affected Pixel or Nexus smartphone in recovery mode.
com/how-see-who-swiped-right-tinder-gold-subscription-shows-who-already-likes-you-2558650) Tinder Gold " a paid version of the app that allows users to see who already liked them before swiping.
Bringing people together is what we do, and we're even more excited to be able to combine all the joys of swiping with all the comforts of home," Tinder wrote in a (http://blog.
Just make sure you remember to log out of your profile on the TV - that way, you don't have to worry about your mom taking control of the remote and start swiping.
Tinder maps the users' individual swiping patterns to determine which photos they will see first.
Apart from regular information such as gender, age, location, bio information and your linked Instagram account, it is evident that the company is also paying attention to individual swiping patterns of users.
Swipely transforms the card you already use from a convenient way to pay into a powerful new way to recommend a place or product to friends, share tips on great deals and earn cool social rewards -- simply by swiping.
The BioLock/SmartScan, developed by the combined engineering expertise of Sequiam Biometrics and Kwikset, has resulted in the first truly innovative biometric deadbolt lock for broad consumer use that eliminates the need for keys - allowing homeowners to unlock their doors by simply swiping their finger across a tiny fingerprint sensor.
Office staff use it by swiping an insurance card containing a magnetic strip or by keying in the patient's identification number from a traditional insurance card, and entering only a few key data requirements.
Office staff use the Companion Direct Point of Care system by swiping an insurance card containing a magnetic strip or by keying in the patient's identification number from a traditional insurance card, and entering only a few key data requirements.
Multi-finger speed dialing of favorite numbers - instantly dials up to 10 numbers by swiping a different finger across the sensor.
By swiping a finger multiple times, the user trains the device typically under 60 seconds.
Located in each of the hotels' lobbies, and similar to airline kiosks, the kiosk allows guests to check-in and out of the hotel by simply swiping their credit card, eliminating the need to go to the front desk.
By deploying the IntelliPIN at the point of service, financial institutions and businesses simplify, protect, and speed transactions that require PIN entry and/or card swiping, while enhancing back-office automation and efficiency.
By eliminating manual swiping by operators, the new Motorized IntelliCoder sharply increases precision and reliability in the encoding process.