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A garment made of impermeable material, usually rubber, and sealed against leakage to keep the body warm and dry in cold water, used especially in scuba diving and watersports.


(ˈdraɪsuːt) or


(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a suit worn by divers to keep them warm and dry


dry-suit [ˈdraɪsuːt] ncombinaison f de plongée
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It's amazing she survived falling from such a height, although she wasn't too keen on our crews in their bright yellow drysuits.
Tenders are invited for divers~ drysuits & equipment.
They wear drysuits and mud waders rather than their normal fire service uniform.
They are categorized into wetsuits and drysuits, based on their applications and technology.
We wore drysuits and went into the water and secured a rope around the car, and we had help from some local guys to pull it out.
Our guys were in the water in thermals, drysuits, helmets and all the safety gear and they said it was freezing in there.
Wearing drysuits and lifejackets, they paddled across the lake to get to the sheep RSPCA inspector Andy Broadbent said: "The sheep had fallen around 150ft.
While the likes of iconic clothing maker J Barbour & Sons are well known to many, who realised that Redcar boasts the world's largest manufacturer of drysuits in the shape of Typhoon International, or that Culpitt's Ashington factory is the UK's leading maker of cake and food decorations?
Clothing such as wetsuits and drysuits are important gear for preventing the risks of immersion in cold water--namely hypothermia.