bathysphere meaning

Pronunciation:   "bathysphere" in a sentence
Noun: bathysphere  'bathi`sfir [N. Amer], 'bathi`sfiu(r) [Brit]
  1. Spherical deep diving apparatus (lowered by a cable) for underwater exploration

Derived forms: bathyspheres

Type of: submersible

Encyclopedia: Bathysphere


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  1. The bathysphere is currently displayed at the New York Aquarium.
  2. Thomas then goes to the Bathysphere and a very confusing scene occurs.
  3. As the Bathysphere descended, Barton succumbed to seasickness and vomited inside it.
  4. The Bathysphere itself served as a model for later submersibles such as the DSV Alvin.
  5. But most impressive is a gene pool so deep you practically need a bathysphere to explore it.

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