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rapture of the deep

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noun Pathology.
  1. nitrogen narcosis.

Origin of rapture of the deep

1950–55; coined by J. Y. Cousteau as a translation of the French phrase ivresse des grandes profondeurs
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rapture of the deep

(răpchər)
n.
  1. nitrogen narcosis