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What is "Base Layer" - Definition & Explanation

The apparel in contact with your skin. The purpose of the base layer is to keep you warm/cool and dry.

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A diving suit is an important clothing or device designed to protect divers from the underwater environment. Modern diving suits can be divided into two kinds depending on ambient pressure used for...

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