diving bell

noun

Definition of diving bell 

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

First Known Use of diving bell

1661, in the meaning defined above

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diving bell

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English Language Learners 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

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