or Aq·ua Lung
[ ak-wuh-luhng, ah-kwuh- ]
/ ˈæk wəˌlʌŋ, ˈɑ kwə- /
a brand of underwater breathing apparatus for a swimmer or skin-diver, consisting of a cylinder of compressed air that is strapped to the back, a flexible tube connecting the cylinder with the swimmer's mouth, and an automatic pressure regulator that controls the flow of air into the lungs.
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Example sentences from the Web for Aqua-Lung
He was suddenly impatient to get going, to put on his aqualung and explore the reef from top to bottom.The Wailing Octopus|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for Aqua-Lung
/ (ˈækwəˌlʌŋ) /
breathing apparatus used by divers, etc, consisting of a mouthpiece attached to air cylinders strapped to the back
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