power-dive

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v power-dive make a power dive "The airplane power-dived"
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Usage

In literature:

Strong as were the diving suits, a combined attack by the sharks, with their powerful jaws, would do untold damage.
"Tom Swift and his Submarine Boat" by Victor Appleton
Their wings had shrunk into an abortive bone, while their powerful legs had been peculiarly fitted for diving.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
These dive keepers know all about me; they know my power.
"The She Boss" by Arthur Preston Hankins
It had an enclosed central rotor, powered by atomic turbines, with reversible-pitch blades for air lift or undersea diving.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
Astro made a diving leap for the ladder leading down to the power deck, with Tom lunging for the control board.
"Stand by for Mars!" by Carey Rockwell
Suddenly he nosed down and shot for the ground, ten miles below, in a power dive.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
Mr Sharp's powers of diving were almost miraculous.
"The Iron Horse" by R.M. Ballantyne
Holding the planks with but one hand, Henry dived about two feet beneath the surface and swam silently but powerfully up the stream.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Suddenly Dave dived into the cabin and returned with a pair of powerful binoculars.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
Like a flash Jack was after him, diving down powerfully.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys And The Naval Code" by John Henry Goldfrap, AKA Captain Wilbur Lawton
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In news:

The N2K data-sharing standard can improve your electronics network, but don't dive in without some knowledge of cable and power details.
Brooklyn rock grpup the Antlers have released an oddly timed but surprisingly powerful video for " Drift Dive," a languid track off their recent Undersea mini-album.
Brooklyn rock grpup the Antlers have released an oddly timed but surprisingly powerful video for "Drift Dive," a languid track off their recent Undersea mini-album.
They always pull out of their power dive within a foot or so of their target with a sharp chirp as they do so.
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