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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research; An underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder.

Usage examples (7)
  • Today, the word is used to coin terms such as astronaut and aquanaut.
  • GARY TUCHMAN, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Astronaut or aquanaut?
  • GARY TUCHMAN, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Astronaut or aquanaut.
  • GARY TUCHMAN, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Astronaut or aquanaut? for more
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