moon suit

noun

Definition of moon suit 

: a sealed garment worn especially for protection from hazardous material (such as toxic waste or infectious disease)

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Crews in billowing yellow moon suits worked into the night spraying down the street, and the Salisbury hospital’s emergency room was closed. Washington Post, "UK counter-terror offer help after ex-Russian spy collapses," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of moon suit

1980, in the meaning defined above

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