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Swimming pools and swimming and diving equipment

aqualung

noun

a piece of equipment that provides air for you to breathe when you are swimming under water

armband

noun

a plastic ring filled with air, worn around each arm by people learning to swim

diving bell

noun

a large metal container that is shaped like a bell and contains air, used by people working under water

diving board

noun

a long narrow board at the edge of a swimming pool that people can dive from

infinity pool

noun

a swimming pool whose water flows over one end of it into a hidden part

lane

noun

one of the parts that something such as a swimming pool or sports track is divided into, intended for one swimmer or one runner

length

noun

the distance from one end of a swimming pool to the other. The distance from one side of a swimming pool to the other is a width.

lido

noun

a public swimming pool that is outside

pool

noun

a swimming pool

poolside

adjective

used about things that are at the side of a swimming pool

poolside

noun

the area beside a swimming pool

raft

noun

a flat structure that floats on a lake, river etc that people can swim to and lie on

snorkel

noun

a piece of equipment with a tube that fits in your mouth so that you can breathe while swimming under water

springboard

noun

a strong board used for helping you to jump high in sports such as diving (=jumping into water) and gymnastics

swimming pool

noun

a large structure filled with water for people to swim in

waterwings

noun

a pair of plastic objects filled with air that swimmers can put round their arms to help them to float when they are learning to swim

wave machine

noun

a machine that makes waves form in the water of a swimming pool

width

noun

the distance from one side of a swimming pool to the other

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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