a person or thing that dives.
a person who makes a business of diving, as for pearl oysters or to examine sunken vessels.
British. a loon.
any of several other birds noted for their skill in diving.

1500–10; dive + -er1

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diver (ˈdaɪvə)
1.  a person or thing that dives
2.  a person who works or explores underwater
3.  Also called: loom, US and Canadian name: loon any aquatic bird of the genus Gavia, family Gaviidae, and order Gaviiformes of northern oceans, having a straight pointed bill, small wings, and a long body: noted for swiftness and skill in swimming and diving
4.  any of various other diving birds
5.  slang soccer a player who pretends to have been tripped or impeded by an opposing player in order to win a free kick or penalty

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Enjoy feeding shows, including our two-story kelp forest tank show where you
  can talk directly with a diver underwater.
The diver had no interest in her and she was getting desperate.
He is also a scientific, technical and recreational diver.
The danger is that a new, or in-frequent diver cannot manage that level of task
  loading and panics.
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