Diving
Diving Div"ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster]

{Diving beetle} (Zo["o]l.), any beetle of the family {Dytiscid[ae]}, which habitually lives under water; -- called also {water tiger}.

{Diving bell}, a hollow inverted vessel, sometimes bell-shaped, in which men may descend and work under water, respiration being sustained by the compressed air at the top, by fresh air pumped in through a tube from above.

{Diving dress}. See {Submarine armor}, under {Submarine}.

{Diving stone}, a kind of jasper. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • diving — /ˈdaivin(g), ingl. ˈdaɪvɪŋ/ [vc. ingl., dal v. to dive «immergersi»] s. m. inv. immersione subacquea …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Diving — This article is about the sport of jumping into water, often acrobatically. For swimming below the surface of the water, see underwater diving. For other uses, see Dive (disambiguation). cliff diving redirects here. For other uses, see… …   Wikipedia

  • diving — Sport of plunging into water, usually headfirst and often following the execution of one or more acrobatic maneuvers. It emerged as a competitive sport in the late 19th century and became part of the Olympic Games in 1904. Dives are performed… …   Universalium

  • diving — Synonyms and related words: Australian crawl, acrobatics, aerobatics, aquaplaning, aquatics, backstroke, balneation, banking, bathe, bathing, breaststroke, butterfly, chandelle, crabbing, crawl, deep sea diving, dive, dog paddle, fancy diving,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • diving — [[t]da͟ɪvɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Diving is the activity of working or looking around underwater, using special breathing equipment. ...equipment and accessories for diving. 2) N UNCOUNT Diving is the sport or activity in which you jump into water… …   English dictionary

  • diving — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep sea, scuba, sub aqua (BrE) ▪ commercial (esp. BrE) VERB + DIVING ▪ go DIVING + NOUN …   Collocations dictionary

  • diving — noun 1. an athletic competition that involves diving into water (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑diving event • Hypernyms: ↑match • Part Holonyms: ↑swimming meet, ↑swim meet 2. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • diving — 1. verb /ˈdaɪvɪŋ/ <!Do not add synonyms, translations, etc, here. These belong under the entry for dive 2. noun /ˈdaɪvɪŋ/ a) The action of the verb to dive in any sense. b) The sport of jumping head first into water. 3. adjective /ˈdaɪvɪŋ/ …   Wiktionary

  • diving — div|ing [ˈdaıvıŋ] n [U] 1.) the sport of swimming under water using special equipment to help you breathe ▪ We went diving on the coral reef. 2.) the activity of jumping into water with your head and arms first →↑scuba diving …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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