Definitions for "bathysphere"
a spherical deep diving apparatus (lowered by a cable) for underwater exploration; it is constructed with a strong steel shell to withstand high pressures at the ocean bottom.
bath-is-fear A spherical vessel for deep-sea observation.
a round, heavy walled vessel that can be lowered to great depths in the ocean via a tether from the surface ship; does not ascend or descend under its own power.
Bathysphere is the title of a song appearing on the 1995 album Wild Love by lo-fi indie rock artist Bill Callahan, better known as Smog. The song was covered in a radically different form by indie songstress Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power (with whom Callahan was romantically involved) on her 1996 album What Would the Community Think.