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What does SCUBA stand for?

SCUBA stands for Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

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Scuba is the acronym for a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus, and candidates at the dive school learn to use both open- and closed-circuit dive systems.
It is also relatively inexpensive since the equipment ( flippers, wet suit, mask and self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) ( is included in the course fee.
He also asked if any students had sought training in the use of a "rebreather" - a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus that reuses unused oxygen in each exhaled breath.