- Relating to swimming or exploring under water, especially with an aqualung: sub-aqua equipmentMore example sentences
- The facility is used by all the local schools and by all ages for competitive coaching, swim classes, fun swims, lifesaving lessons, water fitness sessions and sub-aqua training.
- Dr Crowe, who is active in the Institute's sub-aqua society, also had scuba-diving equipment on display.
- The first-time diver's mettle was tested by the sub-aqua gear.
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- Underwater swimming or exploration with an aqualung: the sea is warm, blue, and incredibly clear—ideal for sub-aquaMore example sentences
- There was also the chance for men and women aged between 17 and 26 to win an adventure training holiday with the Army in Cyprus, involving sea canoeing, sub-aqua, mountain biking, mountain walking, and cultural visits to historic sites.
- So far golf is our leader, but there are opportunities in sub-aqua, walking, wildlife and bird watching, even archaeological digs.
- Among the sports which could be encouraged are sailing, waterskiing, dragon boat racing, power boating, sub-aqua and cruising.
1950s: from sub- 'under' + Latin aqua 'water'.