Definition of diving bell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


diving bell

BrE BrE//ˈdaɪvɪŋ bel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaɪvɪŋ bel//
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a container that has a supply of air and that is open at the bottom, in which a person can be carried down to the deep ocean A diving bell is usually used for operations below 50 metres.
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