Meaning of “Aqua-Lung” in the English Dictionary

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"Aqua-Lung" in British English

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Aqua-Lungnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæk.wə.lʌŋ/ us /ˈæk.wə.lʌŋ/ trademark


  • Diving suits were the most popular and useful form of diving until the invention in 1945 of the Aqua-Lung by the French engineer Emile Gagnan and the French underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau.
  • The Aqua-Lung was a tank of air with a mask that allowed divers complete freedom of movement.

(Definition of “Aqua-Lung” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)