diving bell

noun

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

First Known Use of diving bell

1661


DIVING BELL Defined for English Language Learners

diving bell

noun

Definition of diving bell for English Language Learners

  • : 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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