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pressure suit

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noun Aerospace.
  1. pressurized suit.
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Origin of pressure suit

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for pressure suit

Historical Examples of pressure suit

  • One of the three men was talking, explaining things to Barlow about the rocket, about the pressure-suit he was to wear.

    By Earthlight

    Bryce Walton

  • He tore open a pressure-suit cupboard in the wall beside the lock door.

    The Aliens

    Murray Leinster

British Dictionary definitions for pressure suit

pressure suit

  1. an inflatable suit worn by a person flying at high altitudes or in space, to provide protection from low pressure
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