aquanaut aquanaut  /ˈɑ kwə ˌnɑt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
  2. (n) a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • He now often appears in the garb of an astronaut or aquanaut.

News

  • James Cameron Donates His Tricked Out Ocean Sub to Science

    Before setting his sights once again on the far-off moon Pandora for the next Avatar adventure, filmmaker and aquanaut James Cameron has bequeathed arguably his greatest technological... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Scientific American

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Quotes

  • "And I thought, 'Wow! You know, if I can't be an astronaut, I want to be an aquanaut, and I want to be just like him," said Williams, who is married and has two children.
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Dave Williams Source: Space.com

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