crash-dive


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crash dive

n.
A rapid dive made by a submarine, especially in an emergency.

crash′-dive′ v.

crash′-dive`



v.i., v.t. -dived -dove, -dived, -div•ing.
to dive rapidly at a steep angle.
[1925–30]

crash-dive


Past participle: crash-dived
Gerund: crash-diving

Imperative
crash-dive
crash-dive
Present
I crash-dive
you crash-dive
he/she/it crash-dives
we crash-dive
you crash-dive
they crash-dive
Preterite
I crash-dived
you crash-dived
he/she/it crash-dived
we crash-dived
you crash-dived
they crash-dived
Present Continuous
I am crash-diving
you are crash-diving
he/she/it is crash-diving
we are crash-diving
you are crash-diving
they are crash-diving
Present Perfect
I have crash-dived
you have crash-dived
he/she/it has crash-dived
we have crash-dived
you have crash-dived
they have crash-dived
Past Continuous
I was crash-diving
you were crash-diving
he/she/it was crash-diving
we were crash-diving
you were crash-diving
they were crash-diving
Past Perfect
I had crash-dived
you had crash-dived
he/she/it had crash-dived
we had crash-dived
you had crash-dived
they had crash-dived
Future
I will crash-dive
you will crash-dive
he/she/it will crash-dive
we will crash-dive
you will crash-dive
they will crash-dive
Future Perfect
I will have crash-dived
you will have crash-dived
he/she/it will have crash-dived
we will have crash-dived
you will have crash-dived
they will have crash-dived
Future Continuous
I will be crash-diving
you will be crash-diving
he/she/it will be crash-diving
we will be crash-diving
you will be crash-diving
they will be crash-diving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crash-diving
you have been crash-diving
he/she/it has been crash-diving
we have been crash-diving
you have been crash-diving
they have been crash-diving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crash-diving
you will have been crash-diving
he/she/it will have been crash-diving
we will have been crash-diving
you will have been crash-diving
they will have been crash-diving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crash-diving
you had been crash-diving
he/she/it had been crash-diving
we had been crash-diving
you had been crash-diving
they had been crash-diving
Conditional
I would crash-dive
you would crash-dive
he/she/it would crash-dive
we would crash-dive
you would crash-dive
they would crash-dive
Past Conditional
I would have crash-dived
you would have crash-dived
he/she/it would have crash-dived
we would have crash-dived
you would have crash-dived
they would have crash-dived
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.crash-dive - descend steeply and rapidly
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
dive, plunge, plunk - drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
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