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Diving

Meanings and phrases

diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an athletic competition that involves diving into water; diving event
  2. a headlong plunge into water; dive

cliff diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. diving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff

coastal diving bird

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gull family; skimmer family; jaeger family; auk family

diving bell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. diving apparatus for underwater work; has an open bottom and is supplied with compressed air

diving board

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a springboard from which swimmers can dive

diving dress

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers; diving suit

diving duck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various ducks of especially bays and estuaries that dive for their food

diving event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an athletic competition that involves diving into water; diving

diving petrel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several small diving birds of southern hemisphere seas; somewhat resemble auks

diving suit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers; diving dress

scuba diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. skin diving with scuba apparatus
E.g.
  • There are 3 scuba diving spots currently in the area.
  • A major attraction on the outer islands is scuba diving.
  • It is a popular scuba diving destination.

skin diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel; skin-dive

snorkel diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. skin diving with a snorkel; snorkeling

swimming and diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The college has very successful swimming and diving team.
  • The men's swimming and diving team won the 3A state championship in 1990.
  • The pools hosted the final practices of the 2000 US Olympic swimming and diving team.

diving team

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The college has very successful swimming and diving team.
  • The men's swimming and diving team won the 3A state championship in 1990.
  • <nowiki>*</nowiki>Clemson sponsored a women's diving team from 2013–2017.

diving beetle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Agabus ajax Agabus ajax is a species of predaceous diving beetle in the family Dytiscidae.
  • Uvarus falli Uvarus falli is a species of predaceous diving beetle in the family Dytiscidae.
  • Matus ovatus Matus ovatus is a species of predaceous diving beetle in the family Dytiscidae.

diving depth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They had an operational diving depth of .
  • They had a diving depth down to roughly .

diving equipment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • DUI has several patents related to diving equipment and dry suits.
  • Surface supplied diving equipment may provide a constant flow or demand regulated gas supply.
  • Not only is the underwater environment hazardous but the diving equipment itself can be dangerous.

recreational diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In recreational diving the participant is taking on a voluntary risk.
  • Nitrox with more than 40% oxygen is uncommon within recreational diving.
  • Buddy separation is frequently associated with recreational diving incidents.

diving birds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Hesperornithiformes were flightless, marine diving birds that swam like grebes.
  • Order: PodicipediformesFamily: Podicipedidae Grebes are small to medium-large freshwater diving birds.

diving events

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It later hosted the diving events for the 2015 World Aquatics Championships.
  • Women were first allowed to participate in the diving events for the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm.
  • The first nine ranked divers in each of the four events secured their qualification to participate in their respective diving events.

cave diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Readily available commercial scuba equipment was adapted to cave diving.
  • The attempt was unsuccessful but the foundation of cave diving in the U.K. had been laid.
  • A local street leads to Ichetucknee Hideaway Cottages, a mobile home park promoted for cave diving.
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