diving bell


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diving bell

n.
A large vessel for underwater work, open on the bottom and supplied with air under pressure.

diving bell

n
(Nautical Terms) an early diving submersible having an open bottom and being supplied with compressed air

div′ing bell`


n.
an open-bottomed diving chamber from which water is excluded from the upper part by compressed air fed in by a hose.
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Noun1.diving bell - diving apparatus for underwater workdiving bell - diving apparatus for underwater work; has an open bottom and is supplied with compressed air
submersible - an apparatus intended for use under water
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diving bell

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There he lies yet; and whoever desires to enrich himself by means of brass had better go thither with a diving bell, and fish up Talus.
Despair upon despair, misery upon misery, fear after fear, each causing their distinct and separate woe, packed in upon me for an unrecorded length of time, until at last they blurred together, and I heard a click in my brain like the click in the ear when one descends in a diving bell, and I knew that the pressures were equalised within and without, and that, for the moment, the worst was at an end.
The COBRA system pushes bailout duration from 30 mins at 100m to a dramatically improved 45 mins - 15 more minutes of emergency cover for a diver to regain to the safety of the base station diving bell. Fortunately, they found the Lee Spring team who are used to co-operative development of springs for the most exacting requirements, they worked together on the specification of four different custom valve springs.
Not Julian Schnabel, Golden Globe best director winner for 'Le scaphandre et le papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.' He arrived at Four Seasons Hotel in a hoodie, shorts and sneakers and carrying a 'bayong.'
He was suffering from what is called locked-in syndrome (the diving bell in the title), unable to speak or move.
The Diving Bell & The Butterfly, a group show presented by Showcase Gallery and Mestaria brings together works by 11 established and emerging artists.
Many years later, Alexander the Great found a place to hide underwater by creating his own diving bell using a barrel.
Visitors will find out how the dashing Royalist commander was also a bit of a boffin and turned Windsor Castle into a lab for testing all manner of devices including a human torpedo, exploding teardrops (seriously) and a mini diving bell which he tested in the River Thames.
THEATRE The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Based on the 1997 book of the same name - the memoir of Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor of popular French fashion magazine Elle.
This is something that would only have any real practical use if deep under water experiencing decompression in a diving bell. You certainly won't need this on an average diving trip!
Deep Sea Diver reported a lightheaded feeling at noontide despite the weight of the diving bell. Her daydream was timed at regular intervals of 59 seconds as she rose to the surface.