Definition of bathysphere in English:

bathysphere

Line breaks: bathy|sphere
Pronunciation: /ˈbaθɪsfɪə
 
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noun

  • A manned spherical chamber for deep-sea observation, lowered by cable from a ship.
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    • The biggest difference between a bathysphere and a bathyscaphe is that the bathysphere is heavier than water and the bathyscaphe is lighter.
    • Spiders were diving under water in air-filled diving bells long before man invented the submarine or the bathysphere.
    • Fish biologists descend in bathyspheres and submarines to the deepest oceanic canyon, and trawlers scrape up odd saltwater nematodes and mollusks from the bottom sediments.

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