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buoyancy compensator

noun Scuba Diving.
  1. an inflatable vest used to control one's buoyancy underwater or to rest at the surface, usually having a connecting hose for inflation or deflation by mouth and a CO2 cartridge for rapid, emergency inflation.
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Also called BC, buoyancy control device.
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