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Noun: dive  dIv
  1. A cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    - honkytonk
  2. A headlong plunge into water
    - diving
  3. A steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
    - nose dive, nosedive
  4. A swim under water using breathing equipment
Verb: dive (dived, also dove)  dIv
  1. Drop steeply
    "the stock market dived";
    - plunge, plunk
  2. (water sport) plunge into water
    "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
  3. Swim under water
    "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
  4. (sports) deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting the opponent penalized
Noun: diva (divas,dive)  dee-vu
  1. A distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star
    "The diva swept into the room";
    - prima donna

Derived forms: diving, dives, dived

Type of: cabaret, club, come down, descend, descent, fall, go down, night club, nightclub, nightspot, opera star, operatic star, submerge, submerse, swim, swimming

Encyclopedia: Dive

Diva, Maharashtra