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diving bell

an early diving submersible having an open bottom and being supplied with compressed air

diving bell

[′dīv·iŋ ‚bel]
(engineering)
An early diving apparatus constructed in the shape of a box or cylinder without a bottom and connected to a compressed-air hose.
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They found that the diving bell behaves like a gill sucking oxygen from the water and the spiders only need to dash to the surface once a day to supplement their air supply.
A spectacular underwater adventure called The Diving Bell will take the crowd on a journey into uncharted territory through the use of light puppetry, video production, fire, music and fireworks.
A diving bell developed a fault on the seabed, more than 320 feet down, and shot to the surface, dragging Mr Smyth with it.
In his book, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," Elle magazine's editor-in-chief Jean-Domonique Bauby described his life with "locked-in syndrome" as "living in death.
We have a big project on for servicing deep water wellheads, we are involved in diving bell handling systems and we have a lot of work on carousels for laying cable for offshore wind farms.
The 32-year-old has a wealth of theatre and film credits under her belt, including a leading role in the critically-acclaimed 2007 big screen feature The Diving Bell And The Butterfly.
He is no Jean-Dominique Bauby, forced, in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, to devise a code of eye-blinks to reach across the chasm of silence.
If you're at a loose end tonight, make your way to Five Green, Dubai's urban concept store located inAa Oud Metha, to take in a screening of the award-winning film, 'The Diving Bell and the Butterfly'.
DVD release on 27 August The Diving Bell and The Butterfly is the remarkable true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby (Mathieu Amalric), a successful and charismatic editor-in-chief of French Elle, who believes he is living his life to its absolute fullest when a stroke leaves him in a life-altered state.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" ("Le Scaphandre et le Papillon") is a recent docudrama directed by Julian Schnabel, based on an actual story of French Elle magazine's editor-in-chief, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995, at age 43, had a spontaneous cerebrovascular accident that left himwith a rare neurological disorder colloquially known as "locked-in syndrome.
DESPITE DESERVED Oscar nominations for Best Direction, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, and Cinematography, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," a sophisticated triumph of the human spirit movie, hasn't been able to break out of the art-house ghetto.
Best Adapted Screenplay - The Diving Bell And The Butterfly