- a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
- a headlong plunge into water
- a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
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The Dive is a 75 km long river in France, right tributary of the Thouet. Its source is in the commune Maisonneuve. Its course crosses the departments of Vienne, Deux-Sèvres and Maine-et-Loire. It flows northwards through the towns of Moncontour and Brézé, finally flowing into the Thouet in Saint-Just-sur-Dive. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dive_(river)
- a headlong plunge into water 2. [n] - a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft 3. [v] - drop steeply 4. [v] - plunge into water 5. [v] - swim under waterFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=dive
A steep descent with the nose down. A 'Terminal Velocity Dive' is the steepest dive in which the aeroplane accelerates until its drag becomes equal to the thrust of gravity pulling it downwards so that the speed remains constant. The terminal velocity of a World War Two single-seat fighter was around 650 m.p.h.
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Dive (dīv) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Dived (dīvd), colloq . Dove (dōv), a relic of the Anglo-Saxon strong forms deáf , dofen ; present participle & verbal noun DivingFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/101
Dive transitive verb 1.
To plunge (a person or thing) into water; to dip; to duck. [ Obsolete] Hooker. 2.
To explore by diving; to plunge into. [ R.] « The Curtii bravely dived
the gulf of fame.» Denham.
« He dives
the hollow, climbs t...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/101
Dive noun 1.
A plunge headforemost into water, the act of one who dives, literally or figuratively. 2.
A place of low resort; a dispreputable bar or nightclub; a dingy hotel; a joint. [ Slang] « The music halls and dives
in the lower part of the city.» J. Hawtho...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/101
nose dive noun
a steep nose-down descent by an aircraftFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=dive
a headlong plunge into waterFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=dive
• (v. i.) To plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body under, or deeply into, water or other fluid. • (v. i.) Fig.: To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore. • (v. t.) To explore by diving; to plunge into. • (n.) A place of low resort. • (v. t.) To plunge (a pe...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/dive/
Dive is slang for an unpleasant place or a place of low resort; a disreputable bar or nightclub; a dingy hotel; a joint.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZD.HTM
The action of a ball that hooks greatly at the last split second.Found on http://www.bowlersparadise.com/help/glossary.shtml
A `dive` (or `plunge`) is a type of play in American football in which the ball carrier (usually a fullback or a halfback) attempts to rush through one of the gaps immediately to the left or right of center, denoted as the A gap. It may be run with or without a lead blocker, though when run with a lead blocker it may be ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dive_(American_football)
To descend vertically head firstFound on https://sites.google.com/site/breckfalconry/glossary
The dipping of a car's nose that occurs when the brakes are applied. Dive is caused by a load transfer from the rear to the front suspension; this transfer occurs because the car's center of gravity, through which all inertial forces pass, is higher than its contact patches, the points where the braking forces are exerted on the ground.Found on http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/glossary-of-terms-info
Entering the water head first at the start of the race.Found on http://www.wcpsc.org.uk/new/competitions/glossary.html
Hands-first entry into a pool.Found on http://swim.isport.com/swimming-guides/swimming-glossary
Entering the water head first. Diving is not allowed during warm up except at the designated time, in specific lanes that are monitored by the swimmers coach.Found on http://www.swimalberta.ca/parents/swim-speak-glossary-of-swimming-terms.htm
A sharp, last-instant break by the ball; it is said to dive into the pocket.
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A play in which the ball hand off to the running back and attacks the middle of the offensive formatFound on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Entertainment/Football/
A dive is when a player embellishes contact made against him in order to draw a penalty, however, soFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22383
`Dive` is a song recorded by American recording artist Usher for his seventh studio album Looking 4 Myself (2012). It was written and produced by Rico Love, Jim Jonsin, Danny Morris and Frank Romano. `Dive` is a slow-paced R&B ballad with elements of pop music, with Usher making use of his falsetto range. Its lyrics use the met...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dive_(Usher_song)
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