diving suit
noun Date: 1908 a waterproof suit with a removable helmet that is worn by a diver who is supplied with air pumped through a tube

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  • diving suit — ☆ diving suit n. a heavy, waterproof garment covering the body, worn by divers working underwater: it has a detachable helmet into which air is pumped through a hose …   English World dictionary

  • Diving suit — Two divers, one wearing a 1 atmosphere diving suit and the other standard diving dress, preparing to explore the wreck of the RMS Lusitania, 1935 A diving suit is a garment or device designed to protect a diver from the underwater environment.… …   Wikipedia

  • diving suit — specialized suit worn for diving underwater, scuba diving suit, scuba gear …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • diving suit — any of various waterproof garments for underwater swimming or diving, esp. one that is weighted, hermetically sealed, and supplied with air under pressure through a hose attached to a removable helmet. [1905 10] * * *  watertight costume for… …   Universalium

  • diving suit — div′ing suit n. spo any of various waterproof garments for underwater swimming or diving, esp. one that is weighted, hermetically sealed, and supplied with air under pressure • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • diving suit — /ˈdaɪvɪŋ sut/ (say duyving sooht) noun a watertight garment, consisting of a rubber or metal body covering and a helmet with an air supply line attached, worn by divers. Also, diving dress …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • diving suit — noun a watertight suit, typically with a helmet and an air supply, worn for working or exploring deep under water …   English new terms dictionary

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