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diving suit

Syllabification: div·ing suit

Definition of diving suit in English:

noun

A watertight suit, typically with a helmet and an air supply, worn for working or exploring deep underwater.
Example sentences
  • Navy officials say the crew may not have enough diving suits or the suits may be in flooded compartments.
  • A small group of men were clustered around a two meter tall suit that looked like a cross between a diving suit and an ancient suit of armor.
  • Ivanova added that the best scuba diving suits are made of ostrich hide because of its high water resistance.

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