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pressure suit

noun, Aerospace.
Origin of pressure suit
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • One of the three men was talking, explaining things to Barlow about the rocket, about the pressure-suit he was to wear.

    By Earthlight Bryce Walton
  • He tore open a pressure-suit cupboard in the wall beside the lock door.

    The Aliens Murray Leinster
British Dictionary definitions for pressure-suit

pressure suit

an inflatable suit worn by a person flying at high altitudes or in space, to provide protection from low pressure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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