bathyscaph


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bathyscaph

, bathyscaphe, bathyscape
a submersible vessel having a flotation compartment with an observation capsule underneath, capable of reaching ocean depths of over 10 000 metres (about 5000 fathoms)

bathyscaph

[′bath·ə‚scaf]
(naval architecture)
A free, crewed vehicle having a spherical cabin on the underside for exploring the deep ocean.
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