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diving bell

noun [C] uk   us  
a bell-shaped metal container without a base that is supplied with air so that a person can work in deep water
Translations of “diving bell”
in Chinese (Traditional) (水下作業者用的)潛水鐘…
in Chinese (Simplified) (水下作业者用的)潜水钟…
(Definition of diving bell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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