bathyscaphe

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Borrowing from French, from Ancient Greek βαθύς (bathús, deep) + σκάφη (skáphē, little ship). Coined in 1940s by Auguste Piccard, the inventor of the bathyscaphe.

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bathyscaphe (plural bathyscaphes)

  1. A self-propelled deep-sea diving submersible for exploring the ocean depths, consisting of a crew cabin similar to a bathysphere suspended below a float filled with a buoyant liquid such as petrol

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βαθύς (bathús, deep) + σκάφη (skáphē, little ship). Coined in 1940s by Auguste Piccard, the inventor of the bathyscaphe.

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bathyscaphe m (plural bathyscaphes)

  1. bathyscaphe

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