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spacesuit

or space suit

[speys-soot]
noun
  1. a sealed and pressurized suit designed to allow the wearer to leave a pressurized cabin in outer space or at extremely high altitudes within the atmosphere.
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Origin of spacesuit

First recorded in 1935–40; space + suit
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Historical Examples

  • For exterior repairs on the outside of a ship in free fall a long way from any star, Spacesuit One was the proper garb.

    Unwise Child

    Gordon Randall Garrett


British Dictionary definitions for spacesuit

spacesuit

noun
  1. any of various types of sealed and pressurized suits worn by astronauts or cosmonauts that provide an artificial atmosphere, acceptable temperature, radiocommunication link, and protection from radiation for work outside a spacecraft
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