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/

Examples from literature

  • The diving bell, which uses outside water pressure to keep air inside it, was mentioned by Aristotle in the 4th century BCE. 

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