Definition of full gainer in English:

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full gainer

noun

Sports
(In diving) a dive in which a complete backwards somersault is performed before entering the water feet first.
Example sentences
  • We'll have to do back flips and full gainers with a three quarter twist.
  • Some older divers were practicing, and lo and behold they were doing full gainers, and half gainers and doing them very nicely.
  • But going swimming and doing full gainers off diving boards helped out soo much.

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Syllabification: full gain·er

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