(also trademark Aqua-Lung)
A portable breathing apparatus for divers, consisting of cylinders of compressed air strapped on the diver’s back, feeding air automatically through a mask or mouthpiece.
- The modus operandi, they said, was for divers with aqualungs to collect perlemoen which they then took ashore at dusk in sacks and left in a hideout in the bush and dunes.
- She pulled out the mouthpiece of her aqualung, briefly, and shouted his name into the water.
- If I went, and I would, I'd want the full suit, with an aqualung and a parachute.
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