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aqualung

breathing apparatus used by divers, etc., consisting of a mouthpiece attached to air cylinders strapped to the back

aqualung

[′ak·wə‚ləŋ]
(engineering)
A self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) of the demand or open-circuit type developed by J.Y. Cousteau.
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The importance of the technology to the film was suggested in material produced from its publicity campaign, with numerous promotional posters and pamphlets, including images of the aqualung.
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Although Cousteau can be credited with popularising the modern sport of diving, especially through his television series in the 1960s and '70s, his aqualung was actually a refinement of a device invented by another French military man.
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