from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A forward dive performed with the legs straight together, the back arched, and the arms stretched out from the sides and then brought together over the head as the diver enters the water.
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- noun diving A
forward diveperformed with an arched back, the legs together, starting with arms outstretchedwhen jumping, bringing them over the head when landing.
- noun A similar movement out of the water.
- noun figuratively a sharp
drop, sharp decline
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water
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