An inflatable suit that protects the wearer against low pressure, e.g., when flying at a high altitude.
- 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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