American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Cousteau, Jacques Yves 1910-1997. French underwater explorer, film producer, and author who helped produce the Aqua-Lung (1943) and later developed underwater laboratories.
- n. French underwater explorer (born in 1910)
“BATTISTA: For many people, the name Cousteau is synonymous with explorer.”
““Phoebe, I’m sorry, but I think Jacques Cousteau is dead”.”
“For those of us who come of age in the 1960s or ’70s, the picture of Jacques Cousteau is fixed forever in our minds.”
“The Cousteau was a small spacecraft, but it could accommodate a maximum crew of eight, so it seemed roomy with only two aboard.”
“He recalled Cousteau as "exactly as he appeared to be on the screen, a brave man who believed, passionately, in what he was doing and loved the oceans of the Earth.”
“A book by oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau inspires one series, "the silent world.”
“Mr. Cousteau said, feigning humility, or ignorance, or whatever.”
“It's not because they've been consciously trying to wipe out sea turtles," Mr. Cousteau said of El Salvadoran tortugeros, local men who harvest sea turtle eggs for sale.”
“First things first: Does the 44-year-old Mr. Cousteau—who divides his time between Brooklyn and Paris—actually wear Vilebrequin when he's snorkeling or scuba diving to save the planet, or whatever Cousteaus do?”
“I asked Mr. Cousteau whether he'd ever tried one, not that I was suggesting he needed help with his mojo.”
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