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Of or pertaining to any organized, competitive, entertaining, and skillful activity or game requiring commitment, strategy, and fair play, in which a winner can be defined by objective means within a specified set of rules.

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Sports; Scuba diving

An inert gas that makes up less than one percent of air (sometimes used as a dry suit gas).

carbon monoxide poisoning

Sports; Scuba diving

CO bonds with hemoglobin and prevents blood cells from carrying oxygen. This causes oxygen deprivation in the tissues and can even cause death.

repetitive dive

Sports; Scuba diving

Any dive whose profile is affected by a previous dive is considered repetitive.


Sports; Scuba diving

The act of forcing air into an open space to offset increasing water pressure.

carbon monoxide toxicity

Sports; Scuba diving

Illness from inhaling excess CO; problems may range from headache to unconsciousness and death.

forward roll entry

Sports; Scuba diving

A method of entering the water while in full SCUBA gear from a boat transom or a pier by bending at the knees and, while firmly securing the mask, rolling forward into the water ...

pony bottle

Sports; Scuba diving

A small scuba cylinder strapped to a divers main tank for emergency use.