wet suit

a close-fitting rubber garment worn by a skin diver in cold water that allows a thin, insulating layer of water to collect between the diver's skin and the suit in order to retain body heat.


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wet suit
a close-fitting rubber suit used by skin divers, yachtsmen, etc, to retain body heat when they are immersed in water or sailing in cold weather

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Example sentences
Maybe the water will be warm enough to swim in without a wet suit, and the
  summer fog won't be so bad.
But the frigid waters aren't a big deterrent, as nearly everyone wears a wet
He straps on a tight wet suit for the first time in two months.
As soon as she could walk, her parents slipped her into a homemade wet suit and
  tossed her into the surf.
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