scuba

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scuba a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
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Usage

In literature:

I was SCUBA diving at Playa Coral, near Veradero, Cuba.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
When he's wearing his scuba mask, he's practically a self-contained submarine.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
The boys hurried to the room where the Scuba equipment was kept.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Scotty and I will suit up, so our skins won't show at night, and have our Scuba equipment on.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The airtanks on my back were right off a scuba outfit.
"The Trouble with Telstar" by John Berryman
When he's wearing his scuba apparatus, he's practically a self-contained submarine.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The last stage of the insertion would be via two Zodiac rubber raiding craft and then, finally, scuba.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
For all its unfamiliarity, however, his gear felt very much like the rubber wet-suit he donned for scuba diving at depths.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

There's scuba diving: "I learned in Puget Sound," says Vanderhoof, who lives in Seattle.
Kids Sea Camp & Scuba Families.
As promised, Scuba's third album is a departure form the dark, moody and cerebral bass music of his past.
Octopus Killing Fuels Scuba Diver Activism.
More than a dozen artificial reefs lie within a 15-mile radius of Sanibel and Captiva, making these Florida barrier islands great for snorkeling and scuba diving.
Scubapro MK11/C300 review Scuba Diving Magazine.
Gear / Regulators Scuba Diving Magazine.
The R-860 holds the top spot in IST Sports' Pro Line of scuba regulators .
When I was in high school, I received my scuba certification.
A day spent diving one of Florida's spring-fed rivers with Sport Diver and Scuba Diving staff.
ScubaLab 2012 Gear of the Year: Tilos Saber scuba fin review.
Geocaching started as a hobby more than a decade ago on land but it's slowly becoming popular with scuba enthusiasts around the world looking for new underwater adventures.
Scuba diving with Dad in Curaçao.
Whether you're a scuba pro or looking for the perfect spot to take your first dive, check out this PADI vetted travel guide for where to go.
Top 10 Destinations To Scuba Dive.
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In science:

N of SCUBA detections, the product N P gives the number of spurious identifications (Lilly et al. 1999).
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
As for SCUBA sources, there have been indications for AGN activity for at least a fraction (20-30%) of them.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
This is the second in a series of papers presenting results from the SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey.
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
This paper will present further results from the SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey (SLUGS), which is the first systematic submillimetre survey of the local universe.
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
This source is very compact with almost all of the flux in one SCUBA beam.
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
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