rapture of the deep


noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. rapt,
  2. raptly,
  3. raptor,
  4. raptorial,
  5. rapture,
  6. raptured,
  7. raptures,
  8. rapturous,
  9. rapturously,
  10. raptus

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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Medicine definitions for rapture of the deep

rapture of the deep

[răpchər]

n.

nitrogen narcosis

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