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Definition of the noun airsickness

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noun - plural: airsicknesses

  1. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
    • examples: Please bring me some medicine for airsickness. | Please give me some airsickness medicine.
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • alternative spelling: air sickness
    • more generic terms: kinetosis / motion sickness = the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle

Alternative definition of the noun airsickness


  1. nausea brought on by turbulence during flight
  2. motion sickness occurring during travel in an aircraft

Specialised definition of the noun airsickness

Glossary of sports

sickness caused by the movement of an aircraft (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for airsickness

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Phobias (2009)

by Gregory Korgeski, Ph.D.

Airsickness is a form of motion sickness that can include nausea, vomiting, and disorientation. People who are afraid of becoming airsick (either because it's happened to them before or for other reasons) may avoid flying, sometimes at great ...

Google previewThe Israel Defense Forces (2000)

A People's Army by Louis Williams

Airsickness is a constant hazard of ...

Google previewProfessional Helicopter Pilot Studies (2007)

by Croucher Phil

Airsickness is a sensory conflict within the vestibular system accompanied by nausea, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, Third Edition (2009)

by Ronald Manual Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec

Like seasickness, airsickness is caused by unaccustomed MOTION that overstimulates the semicircular canals, the center for the sense of balance in the inner ear. Airsickness is more likely to happen in turbulent air when the plane rises and ...

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

AirSickness This condition is very similar to seasickness. (See MOTION (TRAVEL ) SICKNESS.) Akinesia Loss or impairment of voluntary movement, or immobility. It is characteristically seen in PARKINSONISM. Alastrim Alastrim, or variola ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 Terms on Airlines (2008)

by Homero E. Martinez

Airsickness (Airlines): A motion sickness experienced while traveling by air ( especially during turbulence) that appears in visible form of nausea or other discomfort. Airside (Airlines): Area beyond the passport and security check areas.

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2014)

by Tony Thorne

an airsickness bag.The term israrely used in this sense, which derives from the verb barf meaning 'to vomit'. barf city n,adj American (a place thatis) disgusting, revolting. The expression, from barf ('to vomit'), ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

airsickness, carsickness). kinin (kt'nin) N. group of large protein molecules that influence ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

adverseness advisedness aegis Aeschylus affectedness affectionless affirmativeness ageless agelessness aggressiveness agileness agreeableness agribusiness aimless aimlessness airiness airless airlessness airsickness airworthiness ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

pancake, precision approach; course, heading; airsickness; flight plan; icing; mach number; power loading; pressurization; in-flight refueling, probe and drogue; visual or instrument flight rules; ATC, air traffic control. 7, flier, aviator, aeronaut, ...

Google previewThe Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation (2017)

97 Things That Annoy, Bother, Chafe, Disturb, Enervate, Frustrate, Grate, Harass, Irk, Jar, Miff, Nettle, Outrage, Peeve, Quassh, Rile, Stress Out, Trouble, Upset, Vex, Worry, and X Y Z You! by Laura Lee

Morris, Hugh, “ Airsickness Bags: ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

airsickness n .

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

airsickness nausea followed by vomiting when traveling in an aircraft aisle manager floorwalker ...

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Airsickness Meaning

Video shows what airsickness means. A feeling of nausea, dizziness etc. caused by the motion of an aircraft; a form of motion sickness.. Airsickness Meaning.

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The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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