Definition of diving noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdaɪvɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaɪvɪŋ//
    [uncountable] Diving, Swimming
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  1. 1the sport or activity of diving into water with your head and arms first a diving competition The crowd enjoyed a diving display before the swimming races. See related entries: Diving, Swimming
  2. 2the activity of swimming underwater using special breathing equipment I'd love to go diving in the Aegean. a diving suit see also skin-diving
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: diving