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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

A device that monitors nitrogen in the body during a dive though mathematical algorithms. The device allows divers to multilevel dive and extend bottom time beyond what a dive ...


Sports; Scuba diving

The common term for the hydrostatic test required on scuba cylinders every five years to determine whether the tank walls are still strong enough for safe usage.

gas saturation

Sports; Scuba diving

Gas saturation occurs when the level of dissolved gas in a particular body tissue has reached its maximum.


Sports; Scuba diving

Inert gas that makes up 79% of air. Nitrogen is inert in that it does not enter into any chemical reaction in the body, but it can cause problems under pressure.


Sports; Scuba diving

An overlapping waistband with Velcro used to secure a Buoyancy Compensator snugly around the diver's waist.


Sports; Scuba diving

Having a gland or glands for secreting venom; able to inflict a poisoned bite, sting or wound.


Sports; Scuba diving

A form of decompression sickness caused by dissolved nitrogen leaving the tissues too quickly on ascent; is manifestation of decompression sickness.