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- noun A condition of confusion or euphoria resulting from increased levels of dissolved nitrogen in the blood, as that occurring in deep-sea divers breathing air under high pressure.
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- noun A
conditionof disorientation, intoxicationand stuporcaused by increased levels of dissolved nitrogen in the blood; occurs in diversbreathing airunder pressure; the "rapture of the deep".
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- noun confused or stuporous state caused by high levels of dissolved nitrogen in the blood
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