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

 div·er /ˈdaɪvɚ/
 跳水者,潛水員

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Div·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, dives.
    Divers and fishers for pearls.   --Woodward.
 2. Fig.: One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or business. “A diver into causes.”
 3. Zool. Any bird of certain genera, as Urinator (formerly Colymbus), or the allied genus Colymbus, or Podiceps, remarkable for their agility in diving.
 Note:The northern diver (Urinator imber) is the loon; the black diver or velvet scoter (Oidemia fusca) is a sea duck. See Loon, and Scoter.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 diver
      n 1: someone who works underwater [syn: frogman, underwater
           diver]
      2: someone who dives (into water) [syn: plunger]
      3: large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the
         northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back;
         related to the grebes [syn: loon]