Diving dress
Diving Div"ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster]

{Diving beetle} (Zo["o]l.), any beetle of the family {Dytiscid[ae]}, which habitually lives under water; -- called also {water tiger}.

{Diving bell}, a hollow inverted vessel, sometimes bell-shaped, in which men may descend and work under water, respiration being sustained by the compressed air at the top, by fresh air pumped in through a tube from above.

{Diving dress}. See {Submarine armor}, under {Submarine}.

{Diving stone}, a kind of jasper. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • diving dress — noun a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers • Syn: ↑diving suit • Hypernyms: ↑protective garment * * * noun see diving suit …   Useful english dictionary

  • diving dress — wet suit, gear worn while scuba diving …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Standard diving dress — The standard diving dress was used from its invention in 1837 until replaced by the rise of scuba and other modern diving outfits in the 1960s. In this 1873 illustration from the Illustrated London News, we see the basic features of it: A helmet …   Wikipedia

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  • Diving bell — A diving bell is a rigid chamber used to transport divers to depth in the ocean. The most common types are the wet bell and the closed bell. The wet bell is a cable suspended chamber, open at the bottom like a moon pool structure, that is lowered …   Wikipedia

  • Diving — Div ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster] {Diving beetle} (Zo[ o]l.), any beetle of the family {Dytiscid[ae]}, which habitually lives under water; called also {water tiger}. {Diving bell}, a hollow inverted vessel, sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving beetle — Diving Div ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster] {Diving beetle} (Zo[ o]l.), any beetle of the family {Dytiscid[ae]}, which habitually lives under water; called also {water tiger}. {Diving bell}, a hollow inverted vessel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving bell — Diving Div ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster] {Diving beetle} (Zo[ o]l.), any beetle of the family {Dytiscid[ae]}, which habitually lives under water; called also {water tiger}. {Diving bell}, a hollow inverted vessel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving stone — Diving Div ing, a. That dives or is used or diving. [1913 Webster] {Diving beetle} (Zo[ o]l.), any beetle of the family {Dytiscid[ae]}, which habitually lives under water; called also {water tiger}. {Diving bell}, a hollow inverted vessel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diving helmet — Copper and brass three bolt Soviet diving helmet …   Wikipedia

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