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Definitions for bathysphere
ˈbæθ əˌsfɪərbathy·spher·e

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  1. bathyspherenoun

    spherical deep diving apparatus (lowered by a cable) for underwater exploration

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  1. bathyspherenoun

    A spherical steel deep-diving chamber with perspex windows, in which persons are lowered to the depths by a cable to study the oceans and deep-sea life; the precursor to the bathyscaphe

  2. Etymology: From βάθος + σφαίρα.

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  1. bathysphere

    A bathysphere is a spherical deep-sea submersible vessel, typically used for exploring underwater depths in the ocean. It is designed to withstand extreme pressure at the bottom of the ocean and is usually lowered from a boat. It was used before the development of more advanced and maneuverable submarine vehicles.

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  1. Bathysphere

    The Bathysphere is a spherical deep-sea submersible which was unpowered and lowered into the ocean on a cable, and was used to conduct a series of dives off the coast of Bermuda from 1930 to 1934. The Bathysphere was designed in 1928 and 1929 by the American engineer Otis Barton, to be used by the naturalist William Beebe for studying undersea wildlife. Beebe and Barton conducted dives in the Bathysphere together, marking the first time that a marine biologist observed deep-sea animals in their native environment. Their dives set several consecutive world records for the deepest dive ever performed by a human. The record set by the deepest of these, to a depth of 3,028 feet on August 15, 1934, lasted until it was broken by Barton in 1949.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathysphere in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathysphere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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