bathyscaph meaning

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Noun: bathyscaph
  1. Navigable deep diving vessel for underwater exploration
    - bathyscaphe, bathyscape

Derived forms: bathyscaphs

Type of: submersible

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  1. The bathyscaph finally discovered debris that was definitely identified, and the search was concluded 5 September.
  2. The bathyscaph was a boat-shaped, 75-ton craft 50 feet long and 12 feet wide.
  3. The setback came just feet short of breaking the depth record set in 1960 by the American bathyscaph Trieste, which carried two people.
  4. From April through August 1963, she conducted " Trieste " support operations as the bathyscaph searched the ocean floor for, lost 10 April.
  5. In the late 1950s, while with the Office of Naval Research in London, Dietz collaborated with the Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard in the construction of the bathyscaph Trieste.

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