predive

adjective

pre·​dive ˌprē-ˈdīv How to pronounce predive (audio)
variants or pre-dive
: done or occurring before a dive (as in scuba diving)
predive equipment checks

Examples of predive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition, the Action button can be customized to launch the Oceanic+ app into the predive screen, and during a dive, pressing the Action button will mark a compass bearing. José Adorno, BGR, 28 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of predive was in 1948

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“Predive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predive. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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