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scuba

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

Definition of scuba

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



Origin and Etymology of scuba

self-contained underwater breathing apparatus


First Known Use: 1952

Rhymes with scuba



SCUBA Defined for Kids

scuba

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noun scu·ba \ˈskü-bə\

Definition of scuba for Students

  1. :  equipment used for breathing while swimming underwater




Learn More about scuba

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of scuba


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