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

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diving dress

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

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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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References in periodicals archive ?
These are SCUBA - using an air tank and flippers, mainly in recreational, media and police diving; Restricted Surface Supplied - using an air line to the surface, usually in inshore/ inland diving; Surface Supplied - using a hot water suit, air line and open diving bells, in offshore diving; and Closed Bell or Saturation Diving - using a diving bell and mixed gas for deep sea diving (often for surveying or marine archaeology).
The 511th used hot water suits to combat the effects of hypothermia while diving.
Surface supply divers can also work at much greater depths because of mixed gas and hot water suits and helmets.