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scuba

noun, scu·ba often attributive \ˈskü-bə\

Definition of SCUBA

:  an apparatus utilizing a portable supply of compressed gas (as air) supplied at a regulated pressure and used for breathing while swimming underwater

Origin of SCUBA

self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
First Known Use: 1952

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SCUBA Defined for Kids

scuba

noun scu·ba \ˈskü-bə\

Definition of SCUBA for Kids

:  equipment used for breathing while swimming underwater

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