diving

  1. a headlong plunge into water
  2. drop steeply
  3. plunge into water
  4. swim under water

Diving

Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, sometimes while performing acrobatics. Diving is an internationally recognized sport that is part of the Olympic Games. In addition, unstructured and non-competitive diving is a recreational pastime. Diving is one of the most popular Olympic sports with spectators...
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Diving

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dive • (a.) That dives or is used or diving.
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diving

(from the article `cetacean`) Cetaceans surface periodically to breathe, and the intervals between breaths vary depending on what the animal is doing. Intervals may range from ... ...legs with webbed feet. The feet paddle alternately in slow swimming, but the whole leg is used when the bird is moving fast. All waterfowl are ... [2 re...
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diving

noun a headlong plunge into water
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diving

diving event noun an athletic competition that involves diving into water
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Diving

[association football] In association football (soccer), diving is an attempt by a player to gain an unfair advantage by diving to the ground and possibly feigning an injury, to appear as if a foul has been committed. Dives are often used to exaggerate the amount of contact present in a challenge. Deciding on whether a player has dived is o...
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Diving

[ice hockey] Diving (also called embellishment) is a term used in ice hockey to describe a player trying to get the attention of the referee by embellishing an infraction from an opposing player in an attempt to draw a penalty. In the NHL, any player called for diving will receive a 2-minute minor penalty for the infraction. Usually, when d...
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Diving

Div'ing adjective That dives or is used or diving. Diving beetle (Zoology) , 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 w...
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Diving

a form of cheating, sometimes employed by an attacking player to win a free kick or penalty.[74] When being challenged for the ball by an opponent, the player will throw themselves to the floor as though they has been fouled, in an attempt to deceive the referee into thinking a foul has been committed.[80] Also known as a flop.
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Diving

Diving is American slang for picking pockets.
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Diving

Diving is the art or act of descending into water to considerable depths, and remaining there for a time. The uses of diving are important, particularly in fishing for pearls, corals, sponges, examining the foundations of bridges, recovering valuables from sunken ships, and the like. Without the aid of artificial appliances a skilful diver may rema...
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diving

Sport of entering water either from a springboard 1 m/3 ft or 3 m/10 ft above the water, or from a platform, or highboard, 10 m/33 ft above the water. Various differing starts are adopted, facing forwards or backwards, and somersaults, twists, and combinations thereof are performed in midair before entering the water. Points are awarded...
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diving

sport of plunging into water, usually head foremost, performed with the addition of gymnastic and acrobatic stunts. In its more elaborate, acrobatic ... [15 related articles]
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diving

That dives or is used or diving. ... <zoology> Diving beetle, any beetle of the family Dytiscidae, 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 ...
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diving

[n] - an athletic competition that involves diving into water
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