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Definition 1: a headlong plunge into water - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for diving in the sense of this definition

(diving is a kind of ...) the act of swimming

"it was the swimming they enjoyed most" "they took a short swim in the pool"

(... is a kind of diving ) a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water

(... is a kind of diving ) diving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff

(... is a kind of diving ) a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water

(... is a kind of diving ) a dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board

(... is a kind of diving ) a dive in which the diver throws the feet forward and up to complete a half backward somersault and enters the water facing the diving board

(... is a kind of diving ) a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

(... is a kind of diving ) a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water

Definition 2: an athletic competition that involves diving into water - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for diving in the sense of this definition

(diving is a kind of ...) a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

(... is part of diving) a swimming competition between two or more teams

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