Definition of diving bell in English:

diving bell

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noun

  • An open-bottomed chamber supplied with air, in which a person can be let down under water.
    More 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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