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boiler suit

noun [C] uk   mainly UK ( US usually coveralls) us  
a piece of clothing that covers both the upper and lower parts of the body and is worn especially over other clothes to protect them
Translations of “boiler suit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (做髒活兒的)連衫褲工作服…
in Chinese (Simplified) (做脏活儿的)连衫裤工作服…
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