Definition of moonsuit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onso͞ot/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also moon suit)


1A protective coverall garment suitable for space travel.
Example sentences
  • The original plan was to use a joystick, but astronaut feedback indicated that grasping a joystick in a moonsuit was troublesome.
1.1A garment resembling this: an emergency response team dressed in moonsuits
More example sentences
  • Zipped up tightly in my bee-proof ‘moonsuit’, complete with netted helmet, I walk nervously towards the hives.
  • Anyone who puts on a moon suit to handle asbestos is wasting his time: the correct safety equipment is one of those paper nose-and-mouth 'particulate respirators'.

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Syllabification: moon·suit

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