Is diving a noun or verb?
diving used as a noun:
The action of the verb to dive in any sense. The sport of jumping head first into water. The practice of swimming underwater, especially using a scuba system, and especially for recreation.
Who are called divers?
(daɪvəʳ ) Word forms: plural divers. countable noun. A diver is a person who swims under water using special breathing equipment.
Is dive a transitive verb?
[intransitive] dive (from/off something) (into something) dive (in) to jump into water with your head and arms going in first We dove into the river to cool off.
What are the tenses of the verb dive?
The words dived and dove are interchangeable as a past tense and past participle of the verb dive. Both verb inflections are used in American and British English; however, dove is an Americanism, and thus tends to be used more in American English.
What’s the difference between divers and diverse?
As adjectives the difference between divers and diverse
is that divers is , in the sense of various or assorted while diverse is consisting of many different elements; various.
Is dive a common noun?
usage note for dive
It is the more common form in speech in the northern United States and in Canada, and its use seems to be spreading. The past participle of dive is always dived.
What is the meaning of dive and dip?
Dip means to slip into the water for a short time, or to enter the water gently. Dive means to jump into the pool with force.
What does a diver mean in English?
1 : one that dives. 2a : a person who stays underwater for long periods by having air supplied from the surface or by carrying a supply of compressed air. b : any of various birds that obtain food by diving in water especially : loon.
What does divers mean in Old English?
divers. / (ˈdaɪvəz) / determiner. archaic, or literary. various; sundry; some.
What does GTR mean in diving?
• Optional Gas Time Remaining (GTR) and Surface Air. Consumption (SAC) rate based on one of the tanks • Logging of pressure, GTR, and SAC values at 10. second intervals • Average SAC of last dive displayed on surface