redout

[ red-out ]
/ ˈrɛdˌaʊt /
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noun

a condition experienced by pilots and astronauts in which blood is forced to the head and results in a reddening of the field of vision during rapid deceleration or in maneuvers that produce a negative gravity force.

Nearby words

  1. redouble,
  2. redoubt,
  3. redoubtable,
  4. redoubted,
  5. redound,
  6. redowa,
  7. redox,
  8. redpoll,
  9. redraft,
  10. redraw

Origin of redout

1940–45; red1 + out, on model of blackout

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