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anti-G suit

[an-tee-jee, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈdʒi, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun, Aeronautics, Aerospace.
1.
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.
Also called G-suit.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; G representing gravity
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anti-G suit

noun
1.
another name for G-suit
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