anti-G suit

[ an-tee-jee, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈdʒi, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun Aeronautics, Aerospace.

a garment for fliers and astronauts designed to exert pressure on the abdomen and thighs to prevent or retard the pooling of blood below the heart under the influence of excessive head-to-toe acceleration forces.

Origin of anti-G suit

1940–45; G representing gravity
Also called G-suit. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for anti-g suit

anti-G suit


another name for G-suit
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