skin diving


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skin diving

n.
The sport of swimming under water with a face mask and fins, usually with a snorkel.

skin′-dive′ v.
skin diver n.

skin diving

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the sport or activity of diving and underwater swimming without wearing a diver's costume
ˈskin-ˌdiver n

skin′ div`ing


n.
underwater swimming and exploring with a face mask and flippers and sometimes with scuba.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skin diving - underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkelskin diving - underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
swim, swimming - the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
scuba diving - skin diving with scuba apparatus
snorkel diving, snorkeling - skin diving with a snorkel
Translations

skin diving

nnuoto subacqueo
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Coron and Bacuit Bays are two significant bodies of water identified as Class SB or suitable for ecotourism and recreational activities, such as bathing, swimming and skin diving. Unfortunately, various factors, such as encroachment of easement zones and waterways by business structures and households, degrade the quality of these water bodies, and keep the public from enjoying their most beneficial use.
The safe level is 100 mpn/100 ml for Class SB water that is suitable for swimming, skin diving, and other recreational activities.
Efforts to rehabilitate the bay came a decade after the Supreme Court directed petitioners-government agencies Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), MMDA, PCG, PNP Maritime Group, then-Department of Education, Culture, and Sports, Department of Health, Department of Agriculture, Department of Public Works and Highways, Department of Budget and Management, and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-to clean up, rehabilitate and restore the bay, and to maintain it fit for swimming, skin diving and other forms of contact recreation, in the case of MMDA, et al.
LOS ANGELES -- A 13-year-old boy skin diving for lobsters was attacked by a shark Saturday along the Southern California coast but was quickly pulled from the water by other divers and flown to a trauma center, authorities said.
If I didn't travel so much, maybe my perfect Sunday would be skin diving on a coral reef - not scuba diving, as skin diving is more physical and I prefer the lightness of it.
Anderson, she said, knew that Eric had said he saw a monster, not his father commit the murder, and had discussed a trial strategy to explain that what the little boy had seen was really his father dressed in a skin diving suit.
Four kilometers up the coast from the club is Batroun Water Sports, which hosts the Quiksilver Surf School and also offers everything from spear fishing and skin diving to paddle surfing.
For those who have an active lifestyle - whether it's running, swimming, biking, surfing, skin diving, hiking - Waxelene can provide protection and relief for the chapped lips, skin irritations, and rashes that often occur when you mix sun, sweat, wind, water, salt and sand with any activity.”
Known as the Three Musketeers among friends and family, the guys act more like the Three Stooges in Barcelona and while skin diving off the Costa Brava.
Organized by diver James Emery, who lives along the river off McKen zie View Drive, members of the Eugene Dive Club, Eugene Skin Diving Supply and McKenzie View Drive Neighborhood Watch got together for a few hours of search-and-removal of junk carelessly thrown into the river.
Snorkel masks on, Guillermo and I slip over the side of the boat, skin diving just a few feet down to where oysters cling to rocks and coral boulders.