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A rapid dive made by a submarine, especially in an emergency.
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v.i., v.t. -dived -dove, -dived, -div•ing.
to dive rapidly at a steep angle.
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Past participle: crash-dived
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|Verb||1.||crash-dive - descend steeply and rapidly|
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
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