crash dive


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crash dive

a sudden steep dive from the surface by a submarine
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And so every Saskatoon season, several dozen intoxicated pubescent waxwings crash dive at full speed into our windows, breaking their foolish necks and very nearly our glass.
CRASH DIVE (S4C, 9am) On the eve of departing for a dangerous mission, a submariner falls for a schoolteacher, unaware she is the sweetheart of his commanding officer.
But they say much of decline in inflation is the result of the crash dive of the oil price from $140 last July to $33 in December.