What does bathyscaphe mean?

bathyscaphe meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"diving device for achieving great depths," 1947, name created by its inventor, Swiss "scientific extremist" Prof. Auguste Piccard (1884-1962), from Greek bathys "deep" (view benthos) + skaphe "light ship, skiff" (see skaphoid).


bathyscaphe meaning in General Dictionary

navigable deep diving vessel for underwater research