Crossword clues for dive
- Half gainer, e.g.
- Swan or gainer
- Sleazy bar
- Emulate a loon
- Swan follower
- Gainer or pike
- Emulate Phil Boggs
- Rundown nightspot
- Gainer, e.g.
- Word with swan or nose
- Swan or swallow
- Greg Louganis feat
- Gainer or Mollberg
- Swan, for one
- Nose or swan
- Cheap spot
- Execute a gainer
- Emulate Greg Louganis
- Prearranged knockout
- Emulate Louganis
- Unsavory bar
- Belly flop, e.g.
- Bathyspheric mission
- Command on a submarine
- Go by the board?
- Jackknife, e.g.
- Skin or nose follower
- Ring fix?
- В В Intentional loss, in boxing
- Get in over one's head?
- Jackknife, for one
- One may be given a 10
- Low joint
- Action from a springboard
- Low-class watering hole
- Run-down tavern
- A cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
- A steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
- A headlong plunge into water
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Diva \Di"va\ (d[=e]"v[.a]), n.; It. pl. Dive (d[=e]"v[=a]). A prima donna.
Dive \Dive\, v. t.
To plunge (a person or thing) into water; to dip; to duck. [Obs.]
To explore by diving; to plunge into. [R.]
The Curtii bravely dived the gulf of fame.
He dives the hollow, climbs the steeps.
Dive \Dive\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dived, colloq. Dove, a relic of the AS. strong forms de['a]f, dofen; p. pr. & vb. n. Diving.] [OE. diven, duven, AS. d?fan to sink, v. t., fr. d?fan, v. i.; akin to Icel. d?fa, G. taufen, E. dip, deep, and perh. to dove, n. Cf. Dip.]
To plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body under, or deeply into, water or other fluid.
It is not that pearls fetch a high price because men have dived for them.
Note: The colloquial form dove is common in the United States as an imperfect tense form.
All [the walruses] dove down with a tremendous splash.
When closely pressed it [the loon] dove . . . and left the young bird sitting in the water.
Fig.: To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore.
Dive \Dive\, n.
A plunge headforemost into water, the act of one who dives, literally or figuratively.
A place of low resort. [Slang]
The music halls and dives in the lower part of the city.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-13c., from Old English dufan "to dive, duck, sink" (intransitive, class II strong verb; past tense deaf, past participle dofen) and dyfan "to dip, submerge" (weak, transitive), from Proto-Germanic verb *dubijan, from PIE *dheub- "deep, hollow" (see deep (adj.)). Past tense dove is a later formation, perhaps on analogy of drive/drove. Related: Diving. Dive bomber attested by 1939.
c.1700, from dive (v.). Sense of "disreputable bar" is first recorded American English 1871, perhaps because they were usually in basements, and going into one was both a literal and figurative "diving."
Etymology 1 n. 1 A jump or plunge into water. 2 A swim under water. 3 A decline. 4 (context slang English) A seedy bar, nightclub, etc. 5 (context aviation English) aerial descend with the nose pointed down. 6 (context sports English) A deliberate fall after a challenge. vb. 1 To swim under water. 2 To jump into water head-first. 3 To descend sharply or steeply. 4 (especially with ''in'') To undertake with enthusiasm. 5 (context sports English) To deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting one's opponent penalised. 6 To cause to descend, dunk; to plunge something into water. 7 (context transitive English) To explore by diving; to plunge into. 8 (context figurative English) To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore. Etymology 2
n. (plural of diva English)
Dive or Diving may refer to:
Dive is a Belgian electronic dance music project formed in 1990 by Dirk Ivens (Absolute Body Control, Klinik, Blok 57, Sonar). Dive's "audio trademark" is the experimental sound of abused drum machines, pulsating through crackling distortion on almost every song.
Dive is the third studio album by English soprano Sarah Brightman. It is her first album with producer Frank Peterson, and a marked departure from her previous operatic works. Its unifying theme is water and the ocean. The song "Captain Nemo" is a cover of the 1990 Dive single. "Johnny Wanna Live" is a cover of the 1992 Sandra song. "Once in a Lifetime" is a cover of the Gregorian song from 1991's Sadisfaction, produced by Frank Peterson.
Dive is the second studio album released by Japanese singer Maaya Sakamoto. As the first album, Yoko Kanno produced this album as well. Lyrics of the album's songs were written by Sakamoto and Yūho Iwasato, except "Baby Face" and "Heavenly Blue" were co-written with Tim Jensen.
Dive was a Swedish band which consisted of Chris Lancelot (a.k.a. Krister Linder) and Erik Holmberg. They released three albums. A fourth album was recorded but not released. Their debut single was also their biggest commercial success; " Captain Nemo" was later covered by Sarah Brightman on her 1993 album Dive.
Both members have gone on to solo careers as producers and artists. Linder moved into electronic music, recording as Yeti and Tupilaq, but returned to vocals with a solo album in 2007.
The Dive is a 75 km long river in France, right tributary of the Thouet. Its source is in the commune Maisonneuve. Its course crosses the departments of Vienne, Deux-Sèvres and Maine-et-Loire. It flows northwards through the towns of Moncontour and Brézé, finally flowing into the Thouet in Saint-Just-sur-Dive.
A "dive" (or "plunge" or "buck", also called a line plunge or line buck) is a type of play in American football in which the ball carrier (usually a fullback or a halfback) attempts to thrust quickly over the line of scrimmage, rushing through the linemen. A dive or buck is distinct from both an end run and an off-tackle run; the gap for the runner can be either between center and guard or between guard and tackle.
"Dive" is a song by Contemporary Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman, released as the second single from his 1999 album Speechless. "Dive" was covered by PureNRG on their final album Graduation: The Best of pureNRG.
Dive is a two-part British television drama starring Jack O'Connell, Aisling Loftus and Gina McKee. Broadcast on BBC Two in July 2010, the show dealt with the problems of teenage relationships and pregnancy against the backdrop of a young diver's preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Dive is the third album by the electronica artist Tycho, released November 8, 2011 on Ghostly International.
"Dive" is a song recorded by American recording artist Usher for his seventh studio album Looking 4 Myself (2012). It was written and produced by Rico Love, Jim Jonsin, Danny Morris and Frank Romano. "Dive" is a slow-paced R&B ballad with elements of pop music, with Usher making use of his falsetto range. Its lyrics use the metaphor of diving, which was interpreted by critics to discuss a commitment to a relationship. The song was announced by Usher via Twitter as the fifth single from Looking 4 Myself on August 21, 2012. It was released to urban radio on August 28, 2012.
"Dive" was received well by critics, who praised its production and Usher's vocals, particularly his falsetto. An accompanying music video directed by Chris Applebaum, portrays Victoria's Secret Angel model Chanel Iman as Usher's love interest, showing them being intimate and making love in several scenes. Upon the release of Looking 4 Myself, the song debuted at number 50 on the South Korea Gaon International Chart, with sales of 6,546 digital copies. "Dive" peaked at number 34 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, remaining on the chart for twelve weeks before dropping out.
Dive'' (German:Spelunke'') is a 1929 German silent film directed by E.W. Emo and starring Igo Sym, Corry Bell and Paul Samson-Körner.
The film's art direction was by Kurt Richter.
Usage examples of "dive".
The water boiled around Abo as the shark thrashed, but Abo stayed on and, holding the stick like handlebars, he pulled back to keep the shark from diving and steered him into the shallow water of the reef, where the other men waited with their knives drawn.
In diving, the addled serpent whacked the hull so hard that Adira felt the blow at the stern.
They were a carny crowd waiting for the aerialist to take his dive, and kill himself.
The Diving Officer and bowplanesman were struggling to maintain depth control in spite of the odd effects of their rooster-tail wake aft and the shallow-bottom venturi force amidships.
Pain, loss of blood and bouts of unconsciousness started to affect the pilot, but the Stirling was kept flying, with the help first of the navigator and then of the bomb aimer, who had himself been stunned in the dive.
To get them, he needed Carlos Alcazar, the commander of El Diablo prison, who provided him with slaves for diving.
His sudden twist hoisted Alker across the desk, to the far side, where the man dived hard to the floor, throwing his left hand ahead of him.
Within a minute or two we had gained Tothill-street, crossed it and dived down the lane opposite into the ancient and now infamous Almonry and then made our way through the back-courts into Orchard-street.
It was agreed that Gray would keep his Wildcats high to preserve the altitude advantage he needed against the agile Zeros, and, at the same time, provide protection for the dive bombers.
With these words I drew her towards me, and finding her as gentle as a lamb and as loving as a dove, the amorous sacrifice was offered with abundant libations on both sides.
The big amphibian went into a barrel roll, straightened out and dived.
Behind them, the full squadron of amphibious planes dove into the water, vanishing beneath the surface, leaving only a scar of churned foam to mark where they had entered the sea.
We have managed once, briefly, to send humans to that depth in a sturdy diving vessel, yet it is home to colonies of amphipods, a type of crustacean similar to shrimp but transparent, which survive without any protection at all.
Turgot the event was a costly and badly managed entertainment that pandered to ludicrous anachronisms like the sacred ampoule of oil, allegedly supplied to King Clovis by a divinely dispatched dove.
E come dimentico di quanto doveva narrare e sopraffatto ancora da immensa paura non sapeva da dove cominciare.