American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A garment that is worn in high-altitude aircraft or in spacecraft to compensate for low-pressure conditions.
- n. protective garment consisting of an inflatable suit for space or high altitude flying
“Franklin hadn't helped build these ducts, but he had astronaut training in a weighted pressure suit in a swimrnii pool.”
“Lowry's sigh was just barely audible, and even through the static and pressure suit Roman could swear he saw the other shudder.”
“A dull black pressure suit hid most of it, but it wasn't even vaguely man-shaped.”
“When they had the pressure suit off, Mitya produced a pair of dark blue coveralls.”
“P8 followed close behind him, curling herself and her custom-made pressure suit into a ball as she bounced over the half-blocked threshold.”
“His pressure suit was a hardshell, armed with a laser on one arm and a slug thrower on the other.”
“Before Kirk could step into their midst, he was accosted by Errico, who held a lightweight blue pressure suit in front of him.”
“He took his communicator, opened it so that it lay flat, and affixed it with bonding material to the inside of his high-impact helmet, the one that came with the pressure suit scrounged by Errico.”
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