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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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