antig suit

anti-G suit

[an-tee-jee, an-tahy-]
noun Aeronautics, Aerospace.
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:
1940–45; G representing gravity

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anti-G suit
 
n
another name for G-suit

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