g suit

G-suit

[jee-soot]
noun
Also, g-suit.


Origin:
1940–45, Americanism; g(ravity) suit

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G-suit
 
n
Also called: anti-G suit a close-fitting garment covering the legs and abdomen that is worn by the crew of high-speed aircraft and can be pressurized to prevent blackout during certain manoeuvres
 
[C20: from g(ravity) suit]

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G-suit
gravity suit
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