Definition of pressure suit in English:

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pressure suit

Pronunciation: /ˈpreSHər so͞ot/

noun

An inflatable suit that protects the wearer against low pressure, e.g., when flying at a high altitude.
Example sentences
  • For these high altitude training flights, we would wear a full pressure suit for protection.
  • His gun was charged and ready, his pressure suit would protect him from the toxic methane atmosphere.
  • The pilot wears a pressure suit and uses the onboard liquid oxygen system for breathing at high altitudes.

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Syllabification: pres·sure suit

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