Definition of diving bell in English:

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diving bell

Pronunciation: /ˈdīviNG ˈˌbel/


An open-bottomed chamber supplied with compressed air, in which a person can be let down under water.
Example sentences
  • When Squalus sank off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Navy had just placed into service a diving bell for submarine rescue.
  • Like a man in a diving bell whose air supply has been cut off, my mind leapt between bouts of panic and thoughts of suffocation.
  • A connection point for a diving bell or Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle allows collective rescue operations.
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