- I. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
1. : a pivoting back for some cameras that allows the film or plateholder to be tilted for correcting or distorting the perspective in a photograph or for shifting the focal plane so as to bring oblique objects into focus2. : swayback of lambsII. noun (-s): a movement of reaction (as a return to favor or influence of a political party)
* * */swing"bak'/, n.(esp. in political affairs) a return or reversion, as to previous opinion, custom, or ideology: We must fight any swingback to isolationism.[1860-65; n. use of v. phrase swing back]
Useful english dictionary. 2012.