swallow dive

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swallow dive

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of dive in which the diver arches the back while in the air, keeping the legs straight and together and the arms outstretched, finally entering the water headfirst. US and Canadian equivalent: swan dive
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Noun1.swallow dive - a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the waterswallow dive - a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water
dive, diving - a headlong plunge into water
Translations

swallow dive

n (Swimming) → tuffo ad angelo
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Ashton finished two of his four tries against Italy last Saturday with extravagant swallow dives -despite being given a warning about it from the management.