Definition of Diving. Meaning of Diving. Synonyms of Diving

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Definition of Diving

Diving
Diving Div"ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. Diving beetle (Zo["o]l.), any beetle of the family Dytiscid[ae], 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.

Meaning of Diving from wikipedia

- Look up diving or dive in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Diving most often refers to: Diving (sport), the sport of jumping into deep water Underwater...
- Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving whereby divers use breathing equipment that is completely independent of a surface air supply. The name "scuba"...
- diver may dive on breath-hold (freediving) or use breathing apparatus for scuba diving or surface-supplied diving, and the saturation diving technique...
- Professional diving is underwater diving where the divers are paid for their work. The procedures are often regulated by legislation and codes of practice...
- Deep diving is underwater diving to a depth beyond the norm accepted by the ****ociated community. In some cases this is a prescribed limit established...
- The diving reflex, also known as the diving response and mammalian diving reflex, is a set of physiological responses to immersion that overrides the...
- Freediving, free-diving, free diving, breath-hold diving, or skin diving is a form of underwater diving that relies on breath-holding until resurfacing...
- Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics. Diving is an internationally...
- A diving suit is a garment or device designed to protect a diver from the underwater environment. A diving suit may also incorporate a breathing gas supply...
- Cave diving is underwater diving in water-filled caves. It may be done as an extreme sport, a way of exploring flooded caves for scientific investigation...