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dive

verb /daiv/
to plunge headfirst into water or down through the air
zambullirse, tirarse de cabeza
He dived off a rock into the sea.
to go quickly and suddenly out of sight
precipitarse hacia, abalanzarse
She dived down a back street and into a shop.
diver noun a person who dives, especially one who works under water using special breathing equipment
buzo
a deep-sea diver
diving noun the sport or activity of jumping into water with your head first and your arms stretched out in front of you
Tirarse de Cabeza
(also adjective) a diving competition.
the activity of swimming underwater using special equipment to help you breathe
Buceo
I’m going diving in Thailand (also adjective) a diving suit.
diving board noun a platform from which to dive, erected beside a swimming-pool.
trampolín
great diving beetle noun a water insect that carries a bubble of air under its wing cover for breathing when it is under water.
ditisco
(Definition of dive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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