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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an athletic competition that involves diving into water;
[syn: diving, diving event]

2. a headlong plunge into water;
[syn: dive, diving]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dive \Dive\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dived, colloq. Dove, a relic of the AS. strong forms de['a]f, dofen; p. pr. & vb. n. Diving.] [OE. diven, duven, AS. d?fan to sink, v. t., fr. d?fan, v. i.; akin to Icel. d?fa, G. taufen, E. dip, deep, and perh. to dove, n. Cf. Dip.] 1. To plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body under, or deeply into, water or other fluid. [1913 Webster] It is not that pearls fetch a high price because men have dived for them. --Whately. [1913 Webster] Note: The colloquial form dove is common in the United States as an imperfect tense form. [1913 Webster] All [the walruses] dove down with a tremendous splash. --Dr. Hayes. [1913 Webster] When closely pressed it [the loon] dove . . . and left the young bird sitting in the water. --J. Burroughs. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore. --South. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diving \Div"ing\, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster] Diving beetle (Zool.), any beetle of the family Dytiscid[ae], which habitually lives under water; -- called also water tiger. Diving bell, a hollow inverted vessel, sometimes bell-shaped, in which men may descend and work under water, respiration being sustained by the compressed air at the top, by fresh air pumped in through a tube from above. Diving dress. See Submarine armor, under Submarine. Diving stone, a kind of jasper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

diving n 1: an athletic competition that involves diving into water [syn: diving, diving event] 2: a headlong plunge into water [syn: dive, diving]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "diving": Australian crawl, acrobatics, aerobatics, aquaplaning, aquatics, backstroke, balneation, banking, bathe, bathing, breaststroke, butterfly, chandelle, crabbing, crawl, deep-sea diving, dive, dog paddle, fancy diving, fin, fishtail, fishtailing, flapper, flipper, floating, glide, high diving, natation, nose dive, pearl diving, plunging, power dive, pull-up, pullout, pushdown, rolling, sideslip, sidestroke, skin diving, sky diving, spiral, stall, stunting, surfboarding, surfing, swim, swimming, tactical maneuvers, treading water, volplane, wading, waterskiing, zoom