diving suit


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diving suit

n.
A heavy waterproof garment with a detachable air-fed helmet, used for underwater work.

diving suit

or

diving dress

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a waterproof suit used by divers, having a heavy detachable helmet and an air supply

div′ing suit`


n.
any of various waterproof garments for underwater swimming or diving, esp. one that is weighted, hermetically sealed, and supplied with air under pressure.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diving suit - a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with airdiving suit - a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
Translations
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