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diving bell

noun

Simple Definition of diving bell

  • : a large container that is open at the bottom, filled with air, and lowered into deep water to provide a dry place for underwater workers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of diving bell

  1. :  a diving apparatus consisting of a container open only at the bottom and supplied with compressed air by a hose


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