scuba diving


: the sport or activity of swimming underwater using scuba gear
… this watch is resistant to water up to 200 meters, suitable for scuba diving.Garrett Parker
On Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, as locals call it, travelers can now choose from over 30 explorations with guided hikes, bike rides, snorkeling and scuba diving.Travel Agent Central

Examples of scuba diving in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Cozumel, Mexico, there's scuba diving, snorkeling, and more stunning beaches. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 14 May 2024 Lake Chelan is made for boating, swimming, kayaking, and even scuba diving. Zoe Baillargeon, Travel + Leisure, 10 May 2024 The kids also have access to horse riding, fencing, scuba diving and polo clubs. Audrey Schmidt, Peoplemag, 2 May 2024 Boylan was the captain of the Conception, a 75-foot boat that caught fire while it was docked at Platt's Harbor near Santa Cruz Island during a scuba diving excursion in the early morning hours on Sept. 2, 2019, while passengers and crew members were sleeping. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 2 May 2024 Case in point: Endless Ocean Luminous ($49.99) is the third entry in the casual scuba diving simulation series that went dormant on the Nintendo Wii more than 15 years ago. PCMAG, 30 Apr. 2024 Unique experiences are plentiful, like shipwreck scuba diving in the Straits of Mackinac and checking out the sights from the stunning Castle Rock viewpoint. Katy Spratte Joyce, Travel + Leisure, 16 Apr. 2024 The summer has been busy with cadets using scuba diving equipment to look under the waters of Lake St. Clair and to film this wonderful history. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 14 Feb. 2024 As interest in the project grew, the team secured a network of supporters and volunteers from local scuba diving associations. Vittoria Traverso, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scuba diving was in 1955

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“Scuba diving.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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