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Meaning of DIVER

Pronunciation:  'dIvur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes
  2. [n]  someone who dives (into water)
  3. [n]  someone who works underwater
 

DIVER is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: frogman, loon, plunger, underwater diver
 
 See Also: adventurer, deep-sea diver, explorer, Gavia, gaviiform seabird, genus Gavia, pearl diver, pearler, scuba diver, swimmer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Div"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, dives.

         Divers and fishers for pearls.        --Woodward.

2. Fig.: One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or
   business. ``A diver into causes.'' --Sir H. Wotton.

3. (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of certain genera, as {Urinator}
   (formerly {Colymbus}), or the allied genus {Colymbus}, or
   {Podiceps}, remarkable for their agility in diving.

Note: The northern diver ({Urinator imber}) is the loon; the
      black diver or velvet scoter ({Oidemia fusca}) is a sea
      duck. See {Loon}, and {Scoter}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bather, bathing beauty, bathing girl, cannon, cutpurse, deep-sea diver, dip, free diver, frogman, jumper, mermaid, merman, natator, parachute jumper, pearl diver, plunger, scuba diver, skin diver, sky diver, snorkel diver, swimmer, wire
 

 

 

 

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