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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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Our group of scuba divers slowly descended to the seafloor off Kona on the island of the Hawai'i.
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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e young scuba diver from Shelley, who is a pupil at Wooldale Junior School, didn't just stop there.
Beneath the sea, the scuba diver is stripped of his or her humanist core, whereby, after Haraway (1990, pages 192-193), the 'ultimate self is not untied from dependency but exists in the dangerous, risky, and thrilling condition of ultimate dependency.
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Summary: The Lebanese Navy in Tyre found the body of scuba diver who went missing off the coast of the southern coastal city over the weekend.
RESCUERS looking for a missing scuba diver off the south coast have called off their search.
To become a certified scuba diver. Since that time, Warnock has logged over 100 dives, spent more than 4,000 minutes under the sea, and achieved a Master Scuba Diver rating.
* whether the recreational scuba diver presents with audiological abnormalities related to diving, i.e.
As a scuba diver, I have noticed a lack of natural reefs in the waters surrounding Bahrain, which fish tend to make their home for protection.
He recounts the tale of this woman driven to be an artist--dancer, actress, director, photographer among the Nuba in Africa and then in the coral reefs when she became a scuba diver at 80.
Veteran scuba diver Don Arends puts a novel twist on an original, entertaining, and character building picturebook story whose simple 'kid friendly' text is colorfully illustrated by Neelam.
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.
A SCUBA diver died after mistakenly breathing just air while diving at 300ft.