Definition of saturation diving in English:

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saturation diving


Deep-sea diving in which the diver’s bloodstream is saturated with helium or other suitable gas at the pressure of the surrounding water, so that the decompression time afterward is independent of the duration of the dive.
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  • Those that have never been trained in deep saturation diving will have to go down to the Naval Diving and Salvage Training School in Panama City, Florida.
  • But in the entire Defense Department, it is the only command where a Navy diver will be able to experience saturation diving.

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Syllabification: sat·u·ra·tion div·ing

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