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scuba diver

One who dives underwater while wearing a mask attached to a container of compressed air that allows for long periods of breathing without resurfacing. "Scuba" was originally an acronym for "self-contained underwater breathing apparatus." I don't think I have a future as a scuba diver, but I really enjoyed looking at the coral reef underwater.
See also: diver
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He eventually became one of the scuba divers at the HINP.
On the seafloor off Kona, with mantas swirling overhead, I looked at the divers around me and realized that a potentially huge source of temperature data was being overlooked: scuba divers around the world.
Ben Huish, from Pontyclun, is the world's youngest master scuba diver and also an |actor despite suffering from Crohn's Disease JONATHAN HUISH
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7) The scuba diver who is not practising the correct equalisation methods is at risk of developing a burst tympanic membrane, bleeding ears, dizziness, nausea and pain.
They serve as nurseries for future generations of fish stocks and some have even become tourist attractions for visiting scuba divers.
Sharjah: A scuba diver working on a ship at Hamriya Port was killed while checking the ship's engine.
A 13-year-old scuba diver, firefighter cadet and kung fu student who filed a lawsuit against the Livingston Parish School Board in New Orleans in a first-of-its-kind case over its plans to segregate her middle school by sex won.
Additionally," he said, "the newsletter has allowed me the time and freedom to become an advanced scuba diver and to travel the world as long as no trip lasted for more than six days (since my newsletter is published weekly).
What a nice surprise to see your story on scuba diver Judith Rubin ["The Poseidon Adventurer," June 24].
She had been a qualified scuba diver in civilian life, but always knew she wanted to be a Navy diver, It took her six months of submitting special requests to finally get her additional duty orders to the scuba phase, a four-week course, at the diving school.
When I went to dive school to be a submarine scuba diver, I saw the EOD community.
We report the case of a professional scuba diver who was unable to dive because he began experiencing severe frontal pain on descent.
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