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Record 1 2017-10-27


Subject field(s)
  • Underwater Diving (Sports)

A diving regulator is a pressure regulator that reduces pressurized breathing gas to ambient pressure and delivers it to the diver. The gas may be air or one of a variety of specially blended breathing gases. The gas may be supplied from a scuba cylinder carried by the diver or via a hose from a compressor or high pressure storage cylinders at the surface in surface-supplied diving.


  • Plongée sous-marine (Sports)

Un détendeur de plongée est un mécanisme qui permet à un plongeur de respirer l'air contenu dans sa bouteille de plongée à la pression à laquelle il évolue.


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