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- short for antigravity
- ‘The T-1 Capstan suit incorporated an anti-G suit, no chest bladder, and came in 12 standardized sizes for fighter aircraft.’
- ‘At the University of Toronto, Wilbur R. Franks did similar work that eventually led to the Mark III Franks Flying Suit the first anti-g suit ever used in combat.’
- ‘We have these unissued USAF Type Cutaway CSU-3P Nomex Anti-G trousers in their original boxes with USAF manufacturers label dated late 1980's.’
1940s: from anti- + g, the symbol for acceleration due to gravity.
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