scuba diver


Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

scuba diving

n.
The use of scuba gear when swimming underwater, as for recreation or research.

scu′ba-dive′ v.
scuba diver n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scuba diver - an underwater diver who uses scuba gearscuba diver - an underwater diver who uses scuba gear
diver, frogman, underwater diver - someone who works underwater
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
A British veteran of the Second World War, who is the world's oldest scuba diver, has broken his own record with a dive off Cyprus, Sky News reports.
World's oldest scuba diver breaks own record aged 96 AKIPRESS.COM - A British veteran of the Second World War, who is the world's oldest scuba diver, has broken his own record with a dive off Cyprus, Sky News reports.
The world's oldest scuba diver, 96-year-old Ray Woolley, broke his own world record on Saturday with his dive at the famous Zenobia shipwreck off the Larnaca coast.
'Can't believe a scuba diver has that low of an EQ (emotional quotient) and an absence of concern for marine life,' he said.
In a separate interview, scuba diver and professional underwater videographer Jan Acosta of Studio H20 Philippines echoed the same challenges to attracting more foreign divers to the country.
LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - A 95-year-old British veteran of World War Two broke his own record on Saturday as the world's oldest scuba diver after taking the plunge to explore a shipwreck off Cyprus.
Being 95 did not prevent Ray Woolley, a British World War II veteran, from breaking his own diving record and having his name secured in the records as the oldest scuba diver.
Summary: British actor was initially hired as a scuba diver for an action sequence
But fortunately, the iPhone was found lying on the sea bed two days later by a scuba diver when it lit up after receiving a text message.
A DOCUMENTARY about a Merseyside-born nonagenarian scuba diver won a TV industry award in Cyprus this month.
An American scuba diver who had been reported missing was found dead in Mabini, Batangas on Saturday.