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scuba diving

[′skü·bə ‚dīv·iŋ]
(engineering)
Any of various diving techniques using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
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Feeling decompressed after deep-sea diving or contracting tapeworm after exploring the Amazon are some obscure problems, but not impossible travel accidents you could encounter while abroad.
Eternal Glory pits super-competitive ex-sports people against each other, with challenges including deep-sea diving and high-wire walking set to test their stamina, strength and mental endurance.
Because of its depth, it is used by divers training for deep-sea diving but its extremely cold waters and lack of first-aid facilities nearby have raised fears of its safety.
For 2012 series Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey, they endured Bermuda, Mexico, Norway, Ecuador, Chile, Canada, Egypt, Argentina, Greenland, India, the US and deep-sea diving, off the coast of Belize.
Cameron, who is a deep-sea diving pioneer, spent more than three hours exploring underwater and took soil samples from the bottom of the lake as part of the organization's ongoing conservation work.
When I told the instructor that I wished to go deep-sea diving, he said he is PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) accredited and would also teach me snorkelling in the last lesson.
Lloyd, aged 48, a former professional goalkeeper best known for completing the London Marathon in a deep-sea diving suit, is raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
A DEEP-SEA diving expert whose business was destroyed in a malicious email attack took his own life, an inquest heard.
He laughed: 'I think we'll be going deep-sea diving with the Chinese navy - I like swimming and I like the sea but I'm not sure if I'll like it
While that isn't exactly deep-sea diving, it makes the camera ideal for holidays.
Lloyd Scott, 44, famously completed the London Marathon in a heavy, old-style deep-sea diving suit.
Bizarre opening sequence of divers preparing to enter the sea, complete with a brief history of deep-sea diving, seems purely decorative but is woven into the plot later.