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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dive /ˈdaɪv/
 (vi.)潛水,跳水,下潛,俯衝潛水,跳水,下潛,俯衝

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dive v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dived colloq. Dove a relic of the AS. strong forms deáf, dofen; p. pr. & vb. n. Diving.]
 1. To plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body under, or deeply into, water or other fluid.
    It is not that pearls fetch a high price because men have dived for them.   --Whately.
 Note:The colloquial form dove is common in the United States as an imperfect tense form.
    All [the walruses] dove down with a tremendous splash.   --Dr. Hayes.
    When closely pressed it [the loon] dove . . . and left the young bird sitting in the water.   --J. Burroughs.
 2. Fig.: To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·va n.; It. pl. Dive .  A prima donna.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dive v. t.
 1. To plunge (a person or thing) into water; to dip; to duck. [Obs.]
 2. To explore by diving; to plunge into. [R.]
    The Curtii bravely dived the gulf of fame.   --Denham.
    He dives the hollow, climbs the steeps.   --Emerson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dive, n.
 1. A plunge headforemost into water, the act of one who dives, literally or figuratively.
 2. A place of low resort. [Slang]
    The music halls and dives in the lower part of the city.   --J. Hawthorne.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dive
      See diva
      [also: dove]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dive
      n 1: a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall [syn: honkytonk]
      2: a headlong plunge into water [syn: diving]
      3: a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft [syn: nose dive]
      v 1: drop steeply; "the stock market plunged" [syn: plunge, plunk]
      2: 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"
      [also: dove]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 diva
      n : a distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic
          star [syn: prima donna]
      [also: dive (pl)]