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Definition: bunny suit

The protective clothing worn by an individual in a clean room that keeps human bacteria from infecting the chip-making process. The outfit was coined a bunny suit because it makes people look like oversized rabbits. See clean room.

Bunny Suit
Most of the technicians in a clean room must wear a bunny suit, and getting into one is an elaborate procedure that takes several steps. Not everyone is able to handle a job requiring the wearing of a covering that can feel very claustrophobic. (Image courtesy of VLSI Technology, Inc.)