Origin of bathyscaphe
Examples from the Web for bathyscaphe
The yacht went past no more than fifty yards away, just as the bathyscaphe left the water and swung clear.
"I'm trying to picture myself going down in a bathyscaphe," said Terry hastily.
"The Pelorus says she'll be ready to send the bathyscaphe down for a test dive in two hours," he reported.
I'm talking about the bathyscaphe that ought to be in Manila any day now.
Why assume that whatever attacked the bathyscaphe did it of its own accord?
Word Origin and History for bathyscaphe
"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).