bathyscape


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Oceanography. a small, modified submarine for deep-sea exploration, usually having a spherical observation chamber fixed under a buoyancy chamber.
See also: Depth
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Noun1.bathyscape - navigable deep diving vessel for underwater explorationbathyscape - navigable deep diving vessel for underwater exploration
submersible - an apparatus intended for use under water
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These are the words of William Beebe, bathyscape pioneer, from 1934, breathless with the near-religious ecstasy of someone who has glimpsed beyond--below--the canny.
But the leaders of the Tories, Labour, Lib-Dems and Nationalists are all speaking from a rose-tinted bathyscape at the bottom of the ocean.