moon suit

noun

Definition of moon suit

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

Examples of moon suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This time, health authorities are grappling with more than the difficulty of quarantining and treating people in small villages far from modern medicine, or resistance from frightened people suspicious of outsiders in moon suits. Dallas News, "Amid a new outbreak, book revisits Ebola's ravages," 5 Aug. 2019 This time, health authorities are grappling with more than the difficulty of quarantining and treating people in small villages far from modern medicine, or resistance from frightened people suspicious of outsiders in moon suits. Dallas News, "Amid a new outbreak, book revisits Ebola's ravages," 5 Aug. 2019 This time, health authorities are grappling with more than the difficulty of quarantining and treating people in small villages far from modern medicine, or resistance from frightened people suspicious of outsiders in moon suits. Dallas News, "Amid a new outbreak, book revisits Ebola's ravages," 5 Aug. 2019 Local doctors and nurses, clad in stifling moon suits to protect against the virus, work under unimaginable conditions. Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post, "Amid a new outbreak, revisiting Ebola’s ravages," 2 Aug. 2019 This time, health authorities are grappling with more than the difficulty of quarantining and treating people in small villages far from modern medicine, or resistance from frightened people suspicious of outsiders in moon suits. Dallas News, "Amid a new outbreak, book revisits Ebola's ravages," 5 Aug. 2019 Local doctors and nurses, clad in stifling moon suits to protect against the virus, work under unimaginable conditions. Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post, "Amid a new outbreak, revisiting Ebola’s ravages," 2 Aug. 2019 This time, health authorities are grappling with more than the difficulty of quarantining and treating people in small villages far from modern medicine, or resistance from frightened people suspicious of outsiders in moon suits. Dallas News, "Amid a new outbreak, book revisits Ebola's ravages," 5 Aug. 2019 This time, health authorities are grappling with more than the difficulty of quarantining and treating people in small villages far from modern medicine, or resistance from frightened people suspicious of outsiders in moon suits. Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post, "Amid a new outbreak, revisiting Ebola’s ravages," 2 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of moon suit

1980, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2020

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“Moon suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moon%20suit. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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