drysuits

n. diving suit, scuba-diving suit, scuba gear

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Diving suit — Two divers, one wearing a 1 atmosphere diving suit and the other standard diving dress, preparing to explore the wreck of the RMS Lusitania, 1935 A diving suit is a garment or device designed to protect a diver from the underwater environment.… …   Wikipedia

  • Scuba diving — Not to be confused with Self contained breathing apparatus, which describes breathing sets used out of water. Scuba diver Scuba diving ( SCUBA originally being an acronym for self contained underwater breathing apparatus, now widely considered a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Diving Unlimited International — (DUI) is an American diving equipment designer and manufacturer. DUI is particularly well known among recreational and technical divers as the maker of high end drysuits. DUI also manufactures drysuits and associated products for all the branches …   Wikipedia

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  • Diving physics — explains the effects that divers and their equipment are subject to underwater. Contents 1 Laws of physics for diving 2 Physical effects of water for divers 3 Physical phenomena of interest to divers …   Wikipedia

  • Argox (scuba) — Argox is the informal name for a scuba diving breathing gas consisting of argon and oxygen. Since argon is not capitalized, in theory argox should not be capitalized either. Occasionally the term argonox has been used to mean the same mix. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Lomo Watersport — is a trading name for Lomo Industries Ltd, a UK company registered in Scotland. Established in 2000 [Companies House Records] their watersports product line is lead by their wetsuits range. Lomo s product range focuses on the kayaking, diving and …   Wikipedia

  • Wetsuit — This article is about the use of wetsuits in a range of water sports. For protective clothing specialized for scuba diving, see Diving suit. For the G.I. Joe character, see Wet Suit (G.I. Joe). Spring suit (shorty) and steamer (full suit) …   Wikipedia

  • Canyoning — (known as canyoneering in the U.S.) is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and/or swimming. Although hiking down a canyon that is… …   Wikipedia

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