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Rocketry Slang.
1. a device by which an astronaut may eject the capsule in which he or she rides in the event that a rocket malfunctions.
2. See egads button.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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