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The sport or pastime of swimming underwater using scuba gear.
- ‘Equally the underwater scuba-diving sequence was cool - but pretty unnecessary to the storyline - such as it was.’
- ‘This 27-year-old British-born former model and scuba-diving instructor stumbled across a colony of almost 100 squatters living in shacks next to passing trains and vermin.’
- ‘Just don't plan any scuba-diving expeditions soon after.’
- ‘Add in a full tailgate with an opening rear window, and you have the ideal vehicle for taking to the furniture store or transporting all of your scuba-diving gear.’
- ‘Mark Thompson's sets and costumes are serviceable, with perhaps a few too many scuba-diving suits.’
- ‘If you are both into scuba-diving, why not have your ceremony at a beautiful resort overlooking the ocean?’
- ‘Larger yachts and sportfishing boats can be chartered for daylong fishing or scuba-diving trips.’
- ‘‘I thought you went right from scuba-diving to cowboys,’ Leslie drawled.’
- ‘The perils of scuba-diving and sunbathing receive attention.’
- ‘Fearful of succumbing to temptation, I virtuously drew down my severance pay and booked a scuba-diving trip to Cozumel, Mexico, which is famous for its endless reefs and majestic spotted eagle rays.’
scuba diving/ˈsko͞obə dīviNG/
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