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Having more subcutaneous fat apparently helps them better withstand the water’s cold temperatures, which can dip into the 50s; today, most amas use wet suits but no other scuba equipment.
Details about nefarious plots to assassinate Fidel Castro were on full display — including lining the Cuban leader’s wet suit with toxic chemicals, and plans to pay the Mafia to kill Castro.
Deep Sea diving, originally a cumbersome and treacherous affair with spherical helmets and long hoses (think Diver Dan), advanced to lightweight technology in the 1950s—scuba gear and the wet suit.
Earlier on Saturday, several divers in wet suits from The Dive Shop in Merriam had scoured the bottom of the pond beneath the bridge for hours, but had no luck.
IndyStar Social Media Platforms Editor Joe Tamborello hopes to don a wet suit and meet dolphins soon.
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Definition of wet suit for English Language Learners
: a piece of clothing that is made of rubber and that is worn by swimmers, divers, etc., when they are in cold water in order to keep their bodies warm
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