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What is "Diving suits/Wet suits" - Definition & Explanation

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 soft diving suits and atmospheric pressure for hard diving suits.

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