- n. alternative spelling of diving bell.
“As I put the light out, and felt the bedclothes and darkness overwhelm me, it was with an awful sense of terror — that sort of sensation which I should think going down in a diving-bell would give.”
“Mr. Mordacks talked of a diving-bell, and some great American inventions; but nothing of the kind can be used there, nor even grappling-irons.”
“Father is a director of the company, and Commander von Brüning takes great interest in it; they took me down in a diving-bell once. ”
“I'd rather go to sea in a diving-bell!" said one, as the waves dashed over the pilot-house, and the little craft seemed buried in water.”
“The experience of the diving-bell has long made us familiar with what aeronauts suffer.”
“The owners of the diving-bell are determined to make the effort to raise her and secure for themselves the immense reward offered.”
“The success in Lake Michigan has determined the owner of the diving-bell to try and raise the North German Lloyd steamer _Elbe_, which was wrecked off the coast of England in 1895.”
“The most remarkable thing about the bell is that it can move about under the water, instead of merely being let down to remain in one place like an ordinary diving-bell.”
“A wonderful diving-bell is being tried in the Great Lakes.”
“One of our British spiders lives under water in a dome-like cell of silk, which is filled with air like a diving-bell by the spider carrying down successive globules of air between its legs, which it liberates under the dome until it is filled; and the young are hatched there.”
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