pneumatic caisson definition

  • noun:
    • a caisson, shut at the top but open in the bottom, and resting upon the bottom under water. Pressure of atmosphere forced in to the caisson keeps the water out. Guys and products tend to be accepted into the inside through an air lock. See Lock.
    • large watertight chamber utilized for building under liquid

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