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forward dive

noun

front dive

noun
1.
a dive from a position facing the water in which the diver jumps up from the springboard, rotating the body forward, and enters the water either headfirst or feetfirst.
Also called forward dive.
Origin of front dive
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • What he seeks to do, therefore, is to convert the side-slip into a forward dive.

    The Aeroplane Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper

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