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scuba:

see diving, deep-seadiving, deep-sea,
act of descending into deep water, generally with some form of breathing apparatus, and remaining there for an extended period. It is used in fishing for sponges, coral, and pearls; in work on the underwater parts of bridges, docks, and other structures; in
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scuba

a. an apparatus used in skindiving, consisting of a cylinder or cylinders containing compressed air attached to a breathing apparatus
b. (as modifier): scuba diving
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com or follow @ BSACDIVERS on Twitter Wirral greatgrandad Ray Woolley, also inset, above, right, still has a passion for scuba diving, at the age of 93
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My desire to scuba dive is what inspired me to learn to swim.
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Zemp said about 200 people attended last year's event and the scuba diving lesson in El Cariso's 50-meter pool proved to be extremely popular with the kids, along with CPR lessons and ring-buoy rescue demonstrations.