Pronunciation: (skOO'bu), [key]
—n., v., scu•baed, scu•ba•ing.
1. a portable breathing device for free-swimming divers, consisting of a mouthpiece joined by hoses to one or two tanks of compressed air that are strapped on the back.
2. See scuba diving.
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