Diving stone
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]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving beetle — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving bell — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving dress — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Diving petrel — Petrel Pe trel, n. [F. p[ e]trel; a dim. of the name Peter, L. Petrus, Gr. ? a stone ( John i. 42); probably so called in allusion to St. Peter s walking on the sea. See {Petrify}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of longwinged sea birds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cave diving — is a type of technical diving in which specialized SCUBA equipment is used to enable the exploration of natural or artificial caves which are at least partially filled with water. It is an extension of the more common sport of caving, but is much …   Wikipedia

  • Runnel Stone — The Runnel Stone (or Rundle Stone) is a hazardous rock pinnacle situated about a mile south of Gwennap Head, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Several shipwrecks lie near the rock, including that of the 6,000 ton City of Westminster . This, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • water tiger — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surface wave — Diving grebe creates surface waves In physics, a surface wave is a mechanical wave that propagates along the interface between differing media, usually two fluids with different densities. A surface wave can also be an electromagnetic wave guided …   Wikipedia

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