scuba diver


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scuba diving

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

scu′ba-dive′ v.
scuba diver n.
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
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We do this once a month,' said Velasco, a certified scuba diver.
Alaminos City, Pangasinan - For Mamerto Polbiran, a 62-year-old scuba diver, this is what could describe his work here at the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP).
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A GREAT-GRANDAD with a passion for adventure is aiming to become the world's oldest scuba diver at the age of 94.
Almost every scuba diver wears a dive computer on his or her wrist.
A REMARKABLE 12-yearold boy from South Wales has become the world's youngest master scuba diver - after overcoming four operations in his battle with Crohn's Disease.
A SCUBA diver can stay underwater longer than other forms of dives.
Jack Buxton has returned from Egypt after qualifying as a Professional Association of Diving Instructors Junior Open Water Scuba Diver and Junior Adventure Scuba Diver at the tender age of just 10 years and four months.
TWELVE-year-old Charlotte Burns celebrated her birthday in Cyprus by becoming the youngest PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver in the world.
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Seeing a shark is one of the biggest thrills you could have as a scuba diver," said Chellapermal.