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n. - Navigable deep diving vessel for underwater exploration.

Usage examples (9)
  • The duo piloted the submersible bathyscaph Trieste to 35,798 feet deep.
  • Mr. Piccard helped his father invent the bathyscaph, a vessel that allows humans to descend to great depths.
  • He studied in Switzerland and worked as a university teacher of economics, but abandoned his teaching to help his father design the bathyscaph.
  • Auguste Piccard's great bathyscaph, the Trieste, made several descents in the Atlantic Ocean, but its greatest moment came after it was acquired and redesigned by the... for more
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