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    #1

    swimming cap vs swimming hat

    Is this the same thing?

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    #2

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    In AmE there is no such thing/name as "swimming hat" for a head covering to be used when swimming.

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    #3

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    As far as I can recall from the days when such a thing was required, it was always a "swimming cap" in the UK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    Click here to see images swimming caps.

    Change the headwords to 'swimming hats' and you'll see the same pictures.

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    #5

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    If you had asked me, I would've said a swimming hat was this:

    Sun Hat In Water On Beach Royalty Free Stock Photo - Image: 7031405
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    No – that's a sun hat, Charlie.

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    #7

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    No, that's a beach hat.

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    #8

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Click here to see images swimming caps.

    Change the headwords to 'swimming hats' and you'll see the same pictures.
    True, but if you change to 'swimming headgear' or 'swimming headwear' you see very similar pictures.

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    #9

    Re: swimming cap vs swimming hat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No – that's a sun hat, Charlie.
    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    No, that's a beach hat.
    Indeed, but it's "swimming" in the sea!
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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