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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiverdiv‧er /ˈdaɪvə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BODSSsomeone who swims or works under water using special equipment to help them breathe2 DSSsomeone who jumps into water with their head and arms first
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diverI went down like a diver submerging, the floor flowed over my head.They were almost naked; the heavy garments divers always wear to keep warm had been discarded.I teamed up with peter Cornish who was one of the key divers who master-minded the recovery of Halifax W1048.So after supper with the Miyako divers I went with Nina to check that he was all right.Duck or diver, it had dived, and, though I waited for long minutes, it did not appear again.If a scuba diver is bitten by a shark in deep water, what color does the blood look?a deep sea diverA major difficulty the divers faced was caused by a lack of valves.Two divers swim through a natural arch at one of the reef's coral heads.