airsickness


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to airsickness: Airsickness bag

air·sick·ness

(ār'sik-nes),
A condition resembling seasickness or other forms of motion sickness occurring in airplane or space flight as a result of erratic, increased, reduced, or continuous stimulation of the inner ear.
Synonym(s): air sickness

airsickness

/air·sick·ness/ (-sik-nes) motion sickness due to travel by airplane.

airsickness

(âr′sĭk′nĭs)
n.
Nausea, vomiting, or dizziness induced by the motion that occurs during air flight.

air·sick·ness

(ār'sik-nĕs)
A condition resembling seasickness occurring in airplane or space flight due to erratic, increased, reduced, or continuous stimulation of the inner ear.

air·sick·ness

(ār'sik-nĕs)
Condition resembling seasickness due to erratic stimulation of the inner ear.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the early 1980s, the Air Force began the Air Sickness Management program to assist more than half of the student pilots who statistically encounter airsickness to some degree in their training.
Right up there with the world's largest collection of airsickness bags (Niek Vermeulen's 2,112 specimens in the Netherlands) and the world's most decorated woman (Canadian "strip artiste" Krystyne Kolorful, with 95 percent of her skin tatooed), the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records awards the honor of the world's largest bloom to Rafflesia arnoldii of Southeast Asia.
Now, he will live in space for more than a week, in tight quarters with six other people and in an environment that often afflicts much younger people with persistent, profound cases of airsickness.
These are month to month changes that can give any analyst airsickness.
Add to this a summertime flight in turbulent skies over rocky terrain, and one has a recipe for airsickness writ large.
I keep three things chose at hand: A stiff drink, a box of Kleenex and an airsickness bag.
I long since had stopped flying with an airsickness bag, but I fortunately had a couple of piddle packs in my nay bag.
The 19 January flight from London, UK to Orlando, Florida was forced to divert to Iceland after Michael Philippe reported finding a threatening message written on an airsickness bag in the aircraft's toilet and another on a mirror.
Be sure to ask your physician about interactions between prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications, such as those taken for airsickness.