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Definitions for diver
ˈdaɪ vərdiv·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diver, frogman, underwater divernoun

    someone who works underwater

  2. diver, plungernoun

    someone who dives (into water)

  3. loon, divernoun

    large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes


  1. divernoun

    someone who dives, especially as a sport

  2. divernoun

    someone who works underwater; a frogman

  3. divernoun

    the loon (bird)

  4. divernoun

    The New Zealand sand diver

  5. divernoun

    The Long-finned sand diver

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Divernoun

    Etymology: from dive.

    If perseverance gain the diver’s prize,
    Not everlasting Blackmore this denies. Alexander Pope, Dunciad.

    It is evident, from the relation of divers and fishers for pearls, that there are many kinds of shell-fish which lie perpetually concealed in the deep, skreened from our sight. John Woodward.

    He would have him, as I conceive it, to be no superficial and floating artificer; but a diver into causes, and into the mysteries of proportion. Henry Wotton, Architecture.


  1. diver

    A diver is an individual who engages in underwater swimming, exploration, or work, typically while equipped with special gear or apparatus such as scuba equipment. This can be for recreational purposes, professional sport (as in diving competitions), or for occupational tasks like underwater construction, examination of underwater structures, military operations, or scientific research.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divernoun

    one who, or that which, dives

  2. Divernoun

    fig.: One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or business

  3. Divernoun

    any bird of certain genera, as Urinator (formerly Colymbus), or the allied genus Colymbus, or Podiceps, remarkable for their agility in diving


  1. Diver

    Diver is a 7" vinyl EP A Wilhelm Scream released in early 2006. It was titled Diver because that is the title of first song on the vinyl. The song "Diver" was recorded during the Mute Print sessions, but the song didn't make it to the full length. Later the band decided to release the song on this 7" vinyl EP.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. diver

    One versed in the art of descending under water to considerable depths and abiding there a competent time for several purposes, as to recover wrecks of ships, fish for pearls, sponges, corals, &c. The diver is now a rating in H.M. ships; he may be of any rank of seaman, but he receives £1, 10s. 5d. per annum additional pay--one penny a-day for risking life! Also, a common web-footed sea-bird of the genus Colymbus.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DIVER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Diver is ranked #19538 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Diver surname appeared 1,382 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Diver.

    79.5% or 1,100 total occurrences were White.
    13.8% or 191 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.8% or 40 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.7% or 38 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 7 total occurrences were Black.
    0.4% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. drive

  2. rived

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diver in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of diver in a Sentence

  1. Vulcan Inc:

    When its crew was alerted by a diver that her anchor chain may have impacted coral in the area, the crew promptly, and on their own accord, relocated their position to ensure the reef was protected.

  2. John Murphy:

    I said, ‘Come on, guys, were you carrying fireworks?’ And they said no. And I believed them, that was no normal firework. This wasn’t an M80 or a cherry bomb. Some something much more serious. I saw a diver that reminded me of impact craters.

  3. Fort Worth firefighter Kyle Clay:

    I feel really bad for the family, i know they're waiting for us to go in there, but you can't put a diver in the water in those conditions.

  4. Karen Diver:

    If Karen Diver're coming for the clean water, can we still promise Karen Diver clean water with 50,000 or 100,000 more people ? don't kill the thing you love, you know ?

  5. Le Cun:

    There is an eight-foot buoy floating at the point of the intake piping, which has been in place since the plant opened, and states that people should stay 100 feet away. There are three intake pipes, which extend for a quarter mile along the floor of the ocean, and the one that the diver swam into is 16 feet in diameter with a protective cap.

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