verb (used without object), scu·baed, scu·ba·ing.
Origin of scuba
Examples from the Web for scuba
The Oculus Rift is a wearable headset that goes over the eyes like a clunky pair of scuba goggles.Welcome to Oculus XXX: In-Your-Face 3D is the Future of Porn|Aurora Snow|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Accompanied by a guide, viewers can snorkel or scuba dive to the sculptures for an up-close look.Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Are a Sight to Sea|Justin Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scannon found his calling while on a scuba diving trip to Palau, a group of small islands near Japan.Will These Men Ever Come Home? The Search for Missing WWII Pilots in “Vanished”|Jordan Michael Smith|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If I were on a desert island I would love to have a scuba diving kit.Benedict Cumberbatch’s Revealing Reddit AMA: On Julian Assange’s Letter and Fame|Marlow Stern|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Did you know the production crewmembers all had to get scuba certifications?
The boys hurried to the room where the Scuba equipment was kept.
The speedboat was there, and so was the Scuba cart, but the rowboat wasn't.
His Scuba was the type that combined the breathing apparatus with the full face plate.The Wailing Octopus|Harold Leland Goodwin
"I'll start," Rick offered, and at Scotty's nod he picked up his Scuba and slipped into the harness.
Scotty and I will suit up, so our skins won't show at night, and have our Scuba equipment on.
British Dictionary definitions for scuba
- an apparatus used in skindiving, consisting of a cylinder or cylinders containing compressed air attached to a breathing apparatus
- (as modifier)scuba diving
Word Origin for scuba
Word Origin and History for scuba
1952, acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.