What does scuba diving mean?

Definitions for scuba diving

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scuba diving(noun)

    skin diving with scuba apparatus

Wiktionary

  1. scuba diving(Noun)

    underwater swimming using scuba equipment

Freebase

  1. Scuba diving

    Scuba diving is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses a self contained underwater breathing apparatus to breathe underwater. Unlike other modes of diving, which rely either on breath-hold or on air pumped from the surface, scuba divers carry their own source of breathing gas, allowing them greater freedom of movement than with an air line or diver's umbilical and longer underwater endurance than breath-hold. Scuba equipment may be open circuit, in which exhaled gas is exhausted to the surroundings, or closed or semi-closed circuit, in which the breathing gas is scrubbed to remove carbon dioxide, and the oxygen used is replenished from a supply of feed gas before being re-breathed. A scuba diver usually moves around underwater by using swimfins attached to the feet, but external propulsion can be provided by a diver propulsion vehicle, or a sled pulled from the surface.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scuba diving in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scuba diving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Luca Gamberini:

    Three years ago, my dad thought ‘how can I make scuba divers have an interesting [job]’ … he put together two of his passions, scuba diving and gardening.

  2. Ahmad Tahilmet:

    It has something to do with the ocean and how much we love to be in it. You have so many ways to discover what's under the water, some people go into scuba diving. Freedivers usually have a different approach because the silence.

  3. Joe Schrank:

    We think of addiction as this light switch you can turn on and off, what we're learning is that for some people, it's similar to scuba diving: You can only come up 20 feet so often or you get very, very sick. When people stop immediately and that abruptly, it really makes them vulnerable.

  4. Michael Bivona:

    The opportunities on cruise ships are endless, where else can retirees spend time teaching what they enjoy while traveling around the world, eating wonderful food and earning extra pocket money?Possible jobs onboard cruise ships include golf instructors, scuba diving/water sports instructors, bridge instructors, arts and crafts instructors, caricature artists, dance instructors and photographers.I have a friend who has been a dance host on ships for six years, and plans on continuing for as long as his legs hold out.

  5. Serina Tsubakihara:

    Park Lee said. Park Lee posted a lengthy message on Facebook in Chinese and Japanese after seeing several photos were taken in Japan. He said clues indicated the camera was owned by young people and posted several of the photos to help identify the owner. Within a day his post received more than 10,000 shares and a response from the owner, Serina Tsubakihara. Park Lee said he believed the camera was owned by someone who was younger based on the photos. ( Park Lee & Serina Tsubakihara) I couldn't believe Park Lee, Serina Tsubakihara told the BBC. I was super surprised when my friends told me about this and sent me the post with those pictures. Serina Tsubakihara said Serina Tsubakihara lost the camera in 2015 while Serina Tsubakihara was on vacation on the island of Ishigaki, Okinawa, about 155 miles east of Taiwan. The camera then drifted hundreds of miles, eventually washing ashore the beach in Taiwan. Park Lee posted several pictures to help identify the owner. ( Park Lee & Serina Tsubakihara) I was scuba diving and I lost the camera when one of my friends ran out of air and needed my help.

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Translations for scuba diving

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • buceo, submarinismoSpanish
  • laitesukellusFinnish
  • スキューバ・ダイビングJapanese
  • duiksportDutch
  • scufundăriRomanian
  • подводное плавание с аквалангом, скуба-дайвингRussian

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