What is another word for swan dive?

Pronunciation: [swˈɒn dˈa͡ɪv] (IPA)

Swan dive is a popular term used in diving, but there are several other terms that are commonly used to describe a similar dive. A few synonyms for swan dive are: 1. Straight dive - A basic dive where the diver keeps their body straight and rigid while diving. 2. Pike dive - A dive where the diver bends at the waist, touching their toes before entering the water. 3. Tuck dive - A dive where the diver curls into a ball by bringing their knees and arms to their chest before performing the dive. 4. Back dive - A dive where the diver jumps off the diving board facing away from the water and falls backward before entering the water. 5. Reverse dive - A dive where the diver jumps off the diving board facing the water and rotates backwards before entering the water. There are many other types of dives, but these are just a few of the synonyms for swan dive.

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What are the hypernyms for Swan dive?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Swan dive

  • I don't know if you have ever seen a tiger of the jungle drawing a deep breath preparatory to doing a swan dive and landing with both the feet on the backbone of one of the minor fauna. Probably not, nor, as a matter of fact, have I.
    P. G. Wodehouse

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