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Either, depending on context. Usually, if used as a noun it is Scuba; as an adjective, as in scuba diver, it is just scuba.

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Who would use the scuba gear?

Scuba divers.

What is the purpose of scuba?

SCUBA was invented for recreational and practical purposes. Some use SCUBA to experience underwater life in person, whereas others use SCUBA to perform underwater tasks, such as welding.

Why don't we use scuba fins?

We do... Scuba fins are used a lot in Scuba diving. You might not use scuba fins for, say swimming in a lap pool because they are generally fit around a neoprene boot.

What is scuba diving?

S.C.U.B.A. is an acronym for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. No one should attempt to use scuba gear unless they are trained. While scuba is a safe sport, proper training is required. Check with your local clubs for instruction courses.

What is National Academy of Scuba Educators's motto?

The motto of National Academy of Scuba Educators is 'To fundamentally change the way the world learns to use scuba'.

What do scuba divers use to breathe underwater?

scuba - self contained underwater breathing apparatus

What do divers use to breathe underwater?

a combination of SCUBA tank(s) attached to a SCUBA regulator

How do you get scuba in Littlebigplanet?

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Do you have to be a certain weight or body type to be a scuba diver?

No, you don't need a certain body type to scuba dive. Because you use flippers to SCUBA dive, you can be a very lousy swimmer and learn to SCUBA dive. You may look stupid with a very tight wet suit during scuba diving, but you can dive. When I got certified, I learned that you have a very slightly higher chance of the Bends during scuba diving, but this is a small percentage. The pros of scuba diving outweigh the cons.

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How do you use the word scuba in a sentence?

While scuba is an acronym, it is no longer necessary to capitalize every letter of the word.I would like to upgrade my scuba gear.

What do you use the scuba wear for in big nate island?

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What tools do limnologist use?

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Who uses a scuba-suit?

Many people use a SCUBA suit for diving. Sport divers, police divers and some Navy recovery divers.

How can one use Clorox to clean a scooba?

The Clorox can be applied to the scuba to clean it. To do this, you can just use a rag or scrubber that has Clorox on it, and gently apply it to the scuba. The Clorox will remove most of the debris.

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How do you use the word diversion in a sentence?

I enjoy scuba diving as a pleasant diversion from my everyday activities. A discussion of scuba diving would be a diversion away from whatever you are currently discussing.

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So they stay alive underwater

What kind of camera do scuba divers use?

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