Pronunciation: (bath'u-skāf", -skaf"), [key]
a navigable, submersible vessel for exploring the depths of the ocean, having a separate, overhead chamber filled with gasoline for buoyancy and iron or steel weights for ballast. Also,bath•y•scaphPronunciation: (bath'u-skaf"), [key] bath•y•scape Pronunciation: (bath'u-skāp"). [key]
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