space suit


: a suit equipped with life supporting provisions to make life in space possible for its wearer
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Examples of space suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outfitted in cartoonish space suits in varying colors, Elliott raps while soaring through the galaxy. Leah Asmelash, CNN, 16 July 2024 They’re all dressed in space suits for the first 10 songs. Jean E. Palmieri, WWD, 3 Sep. 2019 During a large solar energetic particle event, the radiation dosage an astronaut receives inside a space suit could exceed 1,000 times the dosage someone on Earth receives. Lulu Zhao, Discover Magazine, 19 June 2024 The singer shared photos of the bash on their Instagram, including a snap of them and Ender wearing matching orange space suits. Ariana Quihuiz, Peoplemag, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for space suit 

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of space suit was in 1929

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“Space suit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

space suit

: a suit equipped to make life in space possible for its wearer

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