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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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Contract notice: Open multi-year contract (2015-2018) with price schedule for replenishment of wetsuits and drysuits for in-water works (02 lots) in favor of the defense and the supply of spare parts and instructions for repair of these combinations.
Additionally, vendors are focusing on developing drysuits which can withstand lacerations, abrasions, and punctures better than the drysuits that are currently available in the market.
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?
We are extending a range called Sportsworld and Waterworld, with new sports kit and wetsuits and drysuits.
Clothing such as wetsuits and drysuits are important gear for preventing the risks of immersion in cold water--namely hypothermia.
As I later told a friend of mine, "At least our drysuits were still dry on the outside.
Typhoon International, based at Dormanstown Industrial Estate, Redcar, has landed MoD deals to supply drysuits to the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines
Crewmembers wear custom-fitted, two-layer drysuits to protect them in case they should fall into icy waters.