wet suit

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also wet suit  (wĕt′so͞ot′)
A tight-fitting, usually rubber garment designed to keep the body warm in water by trapping water next to the skin, used especially in scuba diving and water sports.

wet suit



(Clothing & Fashion) 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

wet′ suit`

a close-fitting rubber or rubberlike suit worn for body warmth, as by scuba divers or surfers.
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Noun1.wet suit - a close-fitting garment made of a permeable materialwet suit - a close-fitting garment made of a permeable material; worn in cold water (as by skin divers) to retain body heat
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"

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