G-suit(redirected from G-suits)
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A flight garment worn by astronauts and jet pilots that presses on the lower body to maintain the blood supply to the brain during rapid vertical acceleration.
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(Aeronautics) a close-fitting garment covering the legs and abdomen that is worn by the crew of high-speed aircraft and can be pressurized to prevent blackout during certain manoeuvres. Also called: anti-G suit
[C20: from g(ravity) suit]
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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 .
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