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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 Israel Defense Forces (2000)

A People's Army by Louis Williams

Airsickness is a constant hazard of ...

Google previewConcepts of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Airsickness is a sensation which is induced by air travel.

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 previewJAR Professional Pilot Studies (2004)

by Phil Croucher

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

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 previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

airsickness Motion sickness occurring in flight. airspeed indicator An instrument which measures the speed of the aircraft. air-to-air photography Photography ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities (2008)

Over 7,100 terms on Airlines, Tourism, Hospitality, Cruises, Car Rentals, GDS, Geography, Climate, Ecology, Business, Customs, and Organizations Subjects 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 (2009)

by Tony Thorne

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

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 ...

Google previewThe Tourism Society's Dictionary for the Tourism Industry (2008)

by Verité Reily Collins

airsickness (n) motion sickness caused by flying. airside ( n) area of an airport after check-in once passengers have cleared passport control.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

IK-NESS airsickness carsickness chaoticness heartsickness homesickness lovesickness prolificness quickness seasickness sickness slickness strictness thickness trainsickness IK-NING abandoning apportioning auctioning auditioning ...

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 OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

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

Google previewDictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality (2012)

by S. Medlik

airsickness Motion sickness ...

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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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