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 (ăk′wə-lŭng′, ä′kwə-)
A trademark for an underwater breathing apparatus.
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(ˈæk wə, ˈɑ kwə)
Trademark. a brand of scuba apparatus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aqua-lung - a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under waterAqua-Lung - a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
cylinder - a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air
oxygen mask - a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Sucking a cocktail of nitrogen and oxygen through an aqua lung is an alien experience, although for dive master Jacques Cousteau, who invented the apparatus in the 1940s, it was probably easier than inhaling air.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 30, 2016-Air Liquide sells Aqua Lung to Montagu Private Equity
30 December 2016 - French industrial gasses company Air Liquide (PAR: AI) has closed the sale of its Aqua Lung aquatic equipment business to European private equity firm Montagu Private Equity, the company said.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: Aqua Lung International, Beuchat International, Johnson Outdoors, Mares, Nippon Sensuiki, American Underwater Products, Aquatec-Duton Industry, BAUER COMPRESSORS, Body Glove International, Cressi Sub, Dive Rite, Diving Unlimited International, H2Odyssey, Henderson Aquatics, Huish Outdoors, Sherwood Scuba
remove the aqua lung from your mouth, pop in the space food from NASA, replace the aqua lung in your mouth and press the button on the aqua lung to purge away the water in your mouth and start breathing again: as simple as that!"
Cousteu was an excellent diver at the peak of his physical fitness but he wasn't using an aqua lung.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: American Underwater Products, Aqua Lung International, Johnson Outdoors, Mares, Sherwood Scuba, Apollo Sports, Aquatech - Duton Industry, BAUER Compressors, Beuchat International, Body Glove International, Cressi-Sub, Dive Rite, Diving Unlimited International, Zeagles Systems.