diving suit


noun

any of various waterproof garments for underwater swimming or diving, especially one that is weighted, hermetically sealed, and supplied with air under pressure through a hose attached to a removable helmet.

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Origin of diving suit

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for diving suit

diving suit

diving dress


noun

a waterproof suit used by divers, having a heavy detachable helmet and an air supply
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