space suit

A system of protective and pressurized clothing, together with environmental equipment, worn by astronauts when in space

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  • Space suit — Space suit, n. a protective suit covering the whole body, completely airtight and designed to withstand internal pressure, worn by astronauts to protect them from the vacuum and other hazards of outer space. It typically contains an air supply… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • space suit — space suits also spacesuit N COUNT A space suit is a special protective suit that is worn by astronauts in space …   English dictionary

  • Space suit — A space suit is a complex system of garments, equipment and environmental systems designed to keep a person alive and comfortable in the harsh environment of outer space. This applies to extra vehicular activity (EVA) outside spacecraft orbiting… …   Wikipedia

  • space suit — noun 1. : a suit equipped with air supply and other elaborate provisions intended to make life in free space possible for its wearer 2. : g suit * * * space suit, an airtight, pressurized suit that protects travelers in outer space from radiation …   Useful english dictionary

  • space suit — n. pressurized body suit made to be worn in outer space or at very high altitudes; G suit, suit worn by pilots and astronauts designed to counteract the physiological effects of acceleration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • space suit — noun Date: 1929 1. a suit equipped with life supporting provisions to make life in space possible for its wearer 2. G suit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Space suit (disambiguation) — Space suit may refer to:* Space suit, a system of garments for use in outer space * A song from They Might Be Giants 1992 album Apollo 18 …   Wikipedia

  • space suit for a fish — definition of a human …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Sokol space suit — The Sokol space suit (Russian: Cокол, Falcon ) is a type of Russian space suit, worn by anyone who flies on the Soyuz spacecraft. It was introduced in 1973 and is still used as of 2008. The Sokol is described by its makers as a rescue suit… …   Wikipedia

  • Orlan space suit — Cosmonaut Maksim Surayev next to two Orlan MK models An Orlan space suit (Russian: Орлан meaning sea eagle) is a series of semi rigid one piece space suit models designed and built by NPP Zvezda. They have been used for spacewalks (EVAs) in the… …   Wikipedia

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