scuba diving

noun
the activity or recreation of diving or exploring underwater through use of a scuba device.
Also called scuba.


Origin:
1960–65

scuba diver, noun
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scuba-dive

[skoo-buh-dahyv]
verb (used without object), scuba-dived or scuba-dove, scuba-dived, scuba-diving.
to descend and swim underwater using a scuba device.
Also, scuba dive, scuba.


Origin:
1960–65

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Example sentences
His hobbies include building guitars, mountain climbing, and scuba diving.
His hobbies include building guitars, mountain climbing and scuba diving.
There he picked up scuba diving, one of his many athletic pastimes.
The sensation of calm weightlessness reminded me of scuba diving.
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