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  • verb Present participle of skin-dive.


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  • He got a lot of skin-diving role offers, but they didn't know he was a Shakespearean actor or sang on Broadway.

    Jeff Bridges strikes a new chord in 'Crazy Heart' 2009

  • The last time I went skin-diving in the Mediterranean, I was horrified to see not a single fish over finger size.

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  • For a man like Captain Burnett, service in the peacetime army was dull and he had livened it by volunteering for the most remote outposts and danger spots; by mountain climbing in the Himalayas and skin-diving in the shark-filled Coral Sea.

    Moment of Decision « Official Harry Harrison News Blog 2007

  • We could as easily have gone skin-diving or collected stamps.

    Here’s Looking With You, Kid 2008

  • It took some time to dig out my oils and easel from under the pile of discarded toys, old Christmas decorations, skin-diving gear, empty packing cases, and broken tools (it seemed that Eric never had time to tidy up before he shot off into space again).

    Of Time and Stars Clarke, Arthur C. 1972

  • "It has to be cleaned off from the outside and that means more skin-diving."

    Fantastic Voyage Asimov, Isaac, 1920- 1966

  • I met a kid up at the lake in Connecticut who had skin-diving equipment.

    It's Like This, Cat 1963

  • I found out there's a skin-diving course at the Y, and

    It's Like This, Cat 1963

  • This is my sixth volume of short stories, and I was tempted to give it the subtitle "The Last of Clarke" - not through any intimations of mortality (I have every intention of seeing what really happens in the year 2001), but because I seem to be doing less and less writing, and more and more talking, traveling, filming, and skin-diving.

    The Wind from The Sun Clarke, Arthur C. 1962

  • He was athletic in most ways; on his summer leaves he used to go on packhorse trips into the Canadian Rockies for the fishing, and at Nandi in the Fiji Islands where he was based in his last year of airline flying he did quite a bit of skin-diving, using an aqualung.

    The Rainbow and the Rose Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 1958


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