Origin of bathyscaphe
British Dictionary definitions for bathyscaph
bathyscaphe (ˈbæθɪˌskeɪf, -ˌskæf) or bathyscape (ˈbæθɪˌskæp)
Word Origin for bathyscaph
Word Origin and History for bathyscaph
"diving apparatus for reaching great depths," 1947, name coined by its inventor, Swiss "scientific extremist" Prof. Auguste Piccard (1884-1962), from Greek bathys "deep" (see benthos) + skaphe "light boat, skiff" (see skaphoid).
Science definitions for bathyscaph
Culture definitions for bathyscaph
A deep-sea research vessel that carries a crew and is free to maneuver independently.