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diving bell

an early diving submersible having an open bottom and being supplied with compressed air
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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