bathyscaphe definition

  • noun:
    • A free-diving deep-sea vessel comprising a large flotation hull with a crewed observance pill attached with its underside, often effective at reaching full ocean depths.
    • A self-propelled deep-sea diving submersible for exploring the ocean depths, consisting of a crew cabin just like a bathysphere suspended below a float filled with a buoyant fluid such as for instance petrol
    • navigable deep diving vessel for underwater exploration

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