front dive


: a dive from a position facing the water

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Carbon Fiber Package #1 includes front dive planes, underwing strakes, extra-arrow front splitter, front-wheel deflectors, and an extra-aero rear spoiler. Michael Harley, Forbes, 13 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of front dive was circa 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Front dive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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