reflex

(redirected from diving reflex)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • adj

Synonyms for reflex

Synonyms for reflex

acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

Synonyms for reflex

References in periodicals archive ?
Or seeing magician David Blaine, pictured below, test the mammalian diving reflex, this trick of human physiology (and of whales, dolphins and seals) by living underwater in a bubble in New York, attempting to break the record for breathing underwater, at eight minutes, 58 seconds.
79min: Substitute Edgar Alvarez bursts through on the right and when his shot is deflected off Stewart Downing, Mark Schwarzer produces a diving reflex save to push it away.
In cold water, your heart rate slows ( known as the mammalian diving reflex.
Kolkka's corner was headed goalwards by Kuivasto and although Carroll made a great diving reflex save he pushed the shot out to Hyypia who was lurking at the back post and he side-footed the ball home - doubling his tally against Northern Ireland having also scored four years ago in Helsinki.
A team of experts will then help them develop their gifts, whether it's a latent linguistic skill that means you can become fluent in a foreign language in a matter of months, or a diving reflex that allows you to plumb depths of 60 metres without scuba gear.
And the specific trigger of the diving reflex is a facial immersion in cold water.