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spacesuit

[speys-soot] /ˈspeɪsˌsut/
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.
Also, space suit.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; space + suit
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British Dictionary definitions for space suit

spacesuit

/ˈspeɪsˌsuːt; -ˌsjuːt/
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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