anti-G suit


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anti-G suit

n
(Aeronautics) another name for G-suit

G-suit

(ˈdʒiˌsut)

n.
a garment designed to protect a pilot or astronaut from the effects of acceleration forces, esp. on the circulatory system.
Also called anti-G suit .
[1940–45; G(ravity)-suit]

anti-G suit

A device worn by aircrew to counteract the effects on the human body of positive acceleration.
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Noun1.anti-G suit - worn by fliers and astronauts to counteract the forces of gravity and accelerationanti-G suit - worn by fliers and astronauts to counteract the forces of gravity and acceleration
pressure suit - protective garment consisting of an inflatable suit for space or high altitude flying