bathyscaph bathyscaph


  • (n) navigable deep diving vessel for underwater exploration



  1. The bathyscaphe will carry enough oxygen to keep two men alive for more than 32 hours, and chemicals to absorb the carbon dioxide given off by their breathing.
  2. When the bathyscaph reached bottom, contact was reestablished.
  3. When the bathyscaphe surfaced, it was caught in a heavy ground swell and banged against the ship, and some of its equipment was wrecked.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /