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[speys-soot] /ˈspeɪsˌsut/
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.
Origin of spacesuit
1935-40; space + suit Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for spacesuit
  • spacesuit-wearing cartoon dogs and yours could still figure out they were fellow canines.
  • But it was tricky to judge distance in the alien landscape, and stiff spacesuit gloves limited how fast he could work.
  • The bulky spacesuit makes a two-handed swing impossible.
  • The different spacesuit designs resulted in distinct difference in the temperatures of the teddies.
  • Or put on a spacesuit and step out into the void for a change of scenery.
British Dictionary definitions for spacesuit


/ˈspeɪsˌsuːt; -ˌsjuːt/
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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