divings

All Noun
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  • Standing on the shore of their Firth of Froth, so to speak, we watch with considerable interest the unique soarings and divings of "Our Own." Cited from Punchinello, Vol. I, No. 16, July 16, 1870,Various
  • He weareth a medal, suspended over a suit, originally of a sad brown, but which, by time, and frequency of nightly divings, has been dinged into a true professional sable. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 2: Elia, by Charles Lamb
  • You are forming it, and pray be advised and be merry; the solid is your safest guide; physiognomy and manners will give you more of a girl's character than all the divings you can do. Cited from The Egoist, by George Meredith
  • Curbing and divings, occupying the canopy area of manuka and kanuka in particular.
  • I rose early after having passed so disturbed a night, and soon made my way to the usual haunt of Nero, whom I discovered in the sea near the rocks making all sorts of strange tumblings and divings, apparently after some dark object that was floating in the water. Cited from The Little Savage, by Captain Marryat
  • I rose early, after having passed so disturbed a night, and soon made my way to the usual haunt of Nero, whom I discovered in the sea near the rocks making all sorts of strange tumblings and divings, apparently after some dark object that was floating in the water. Cited from The Little Savage, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Mr. Evan was more a man of deeds than words, therefore he disappeared at once with a mighty splash, and after repeated divings and much laughter appeared bearing the chief ornament of Mrs. Penelope Carroll's comely countenance. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 70, August, 1863
  • The second plane, rendered more cautious by the fate of the first, which was now descending a mass of flames, began a series of divings, wrigglings, and even nose dips, in its efforts to confuse Erwin and find a good position from which to shower the daring invader with bullets. Cited from Our Pilots in the Air, by Captain William B. Perry
Root form of divings is dive for verb and diving for noun.

Meaning of divings

  • noun An athletic competition that involves diving into water
  • noun A headlong plunge into water
  • verb Drop steeply
    the stock market plunged
  • verb Plunge into water
    I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool
  • verb Swim under water
    the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells