Definition of anti-g in US English:



  • short for antigravity
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’


1940s: from anti- + g, the symbol for acceleration due to gravity.