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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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sea level

Sports; Scuba diving

The altitude of the world's oceans; all oceans are at sea level.


Sports; Scuba diving

A higher than normal P02level in the blood.

ambient pressure

Sports; Scuba diving

The surrounding pressure; on land, comes from the weight of the atmosphere (see air pressure), at depth, comes from the weight of the water plus the weight of the atmosphere. One ...

air embolism

Sports; Scuba diving

A condition that occurs when air enters the bloodstream through ruptured alveoli into the pulmonary capillaries. The air in the bloodstream then forms bubbles, which can block ...

body suit

Sports; Scuba diving

Garment that provides full length abrasion protection.

analog instrument

Sports; Scuba diving

Device that uses a needle moving around a dial to provide information.

surface interval

Sports; Scuba diving

Length of time on the surface, usually out of the water, between two consecutive dives.