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Webster 1913 Edition


Diving

Div′ing

,
Adj.
That dives or is used or diving.
Diving beetle
(Zool.)
,
any beetle of the family
Dytiscidæ
, which habitually lives under water; – called also
water tiger
.
Diving bell
,
a hollow inverted vessel, sometimes bell-shaped, in which men may descend and work under water, respiration being sustained by the compressed air at the top, by fresh air pumped in through a tube from above.
Diving dress
.
See
Submarine armor
, under
Submarine
.
Diving stone
,
a kind of jasper.

Webster 1828 Edition


Diving

DIVING

,
ppr.
[See Dive.]
1.
Plunging or sinking into water or other liquid; applied to animals only.
2.
Going deep into a subject.

Definition 2021


diving

diving

English

Verb

diving

  1. present participle of dive

Noun

diving (countable and uncountable, plural divings)

  1. The action of the verb to dive in any sense.
  2. The sport of jumping head first into water.
  3. The practice of swimming underwater, especially using a scuba system, and especially for recreation.

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Adjective

diving (not comparable)

  1. That or who dives or dive.

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See also

  • diving stone

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