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deep dive

A thorough analysis, perhaps one that seems excessive or unwarranted for a particular topic. When you get a chance, check out the magazine's deep dive on the upcoming vote. It covers every angle. Wow, they really did a deep dive on eye shadow in that article. It was 20 pages long!
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They can stay in shallow water, giving their bodies a chance to slowly get accustomed to the pressure change after a deep dive.
But, the Rangers take a deep dive as they drop (some) of A-Rod's payroll in 2004, and continue diving to a Division low of $49,870,201 final payroll in 2005.
Last November diver Dennis Dransfield from Oldham died after getting into difficulties during a deep dive at the quarry.
The North West Emergency Recompression Unit is one of only a handful in the world which allows free divers - who dive without oxygen -- to simulate a deep dive. Tanya, who grew up in the Cayman Islands, is preparing for a 140m record attempt in August.