back dive


Definition of back dive

: a dive from a position facing the diving board

Examples of back dive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next question: How high is the dive from the top platform of the Bravo Eugenia and can Jerry Jones execute a back dive with two full somersaults? David Moore, Dallas News, "Big-money NFL deals are hard, and that fact has kept Cowboys QB Dak Prescott in negotiation limbo," 30 May 2020 Children learn all kinds of things at camp, not just how to do a back dive or carve a walking stick. Beth Thames |,, "Camp is about summer fun, and life lessons," 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of back dive

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of back dive was in 1897

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19 Jun 2020

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“Back dive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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