Scuba definition

sko͝obə
A portable apparatus having a container with compressed air, a regulator that is equipped with a mouthpiece and adjusts the pressure of the released air to match the surrounding pressure, and often a buoyancy compensator, used for breathing under water.
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Equipment worn by divers for breathing underwater, consisting typically of one or two compressed-air tanks strapped to the back and connected by a hose to a mouthpiece.
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Of or for scuba diving.

Scuba gear.

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An apparatus carried by a diver, which includes a tank holding a mixture of oxygen and other gases, used for breathing underwater.
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(rare) To perform scuba diving.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
scuba
Plural:
scubas

Origin of scuba