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G-suit

or g-suit

[jee-soot]
noun
  1. anti-G suit.
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Origin of G-suit

1940–45, Americanism; g(ravity) suit
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British Dictionary definitions for g-suit

G-suit

noun
  1. a close-fitting garment covering the legs and abdomen that is worn by the crew of high-speed aircraft and can be pressurized to prevent blackout during certain manoeuvresAlso called: anti-G suit
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Word Origin for G-suit

C20: from g (ravity) suit
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