Meaning of “diving bell” in the English Dictionary

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"diving bell" in British English

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diving bellnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdaɪ.vɪŋ ˌbel/ us /ˈdaɪ.vɪŋ ˌbel/

a bell-shaped metal container without a base that is supplied with air so that a person can work in deep water

(Definition of “diving bell” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)