scuba dive
intransitive verb see scuba diver

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scuba-dive — /skooh beuh duyv /, v.i., scuba dived or scuba dove, dived, scuba diving. to descend and swim underwater using a scuba device. Also, scuba dive, scuba. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • scuba-dive — /skooh beuh duyv /, v.i., scuba dived or scuba dove, dived, scuba diving. to descend and swim underwater using a scuba device. Also, scuba dive, scuba. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • scuba-dive — scu′ba dive v. i. dived dove, dived, div•ing spog to dive underwater through use of a scuba • Etymology: 1960–65 scu′ba div′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • scuba dive — intransitive verb see scuba diver …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dive profile — A dive profile is a two dimensional graphical representation of a dive showing depth and time. It is useful as an indication of the risks of decompression sickness and oxygen toxicity and also the volume of open circuit breathing gas needed for a …   Wikipedia

  • scuba diving — [[t]sku͟ːbə daɪvɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Scuba diving is the activity of swimming underwater using special breathing equipment. The equipment consists of cylinders of air which you carry on your back and which are connected to your mouth by rubber tubes …   English dictionary

  • scuba diver — noun an underwater diver who uses scuba gear • Hypernyms: ↑diver, ↑frogman, ↑underwater diver * * * noun : one who swims under water with the aid of scuba gear • scuba dive intransitive verb • scuba diving …   Useful english dictionary

  • scuba-diving — n. swimming underwater using a scuba, esp. as a sport. Derivatives: scuba dive v.intr. scuba diver n. * * * scuba diving [scuba diving] [ˈskuːbə daɪvɪŋ] [ˈskuːbə daɪvɪŋ] (also scuba) noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • dive — 1. verb 1) they dived into the clear water the plane was diving toward the ground Syn: plunge, nosedive, jump head first, bellyflop; plummet, fall, drop, pitch, dive bomb 2) the islanders dive for oysters Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • scuba-diving — noun the sport or pastime of swimming underwater using a scuba. Derivatives scuba dive verb scuba diver noun …   English new terms dictionary

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