breakaway phenomenon(redirected from break-off phenomenon)
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break·off phe·nom·e·non, breakaway phenomenon
the occurrence, during high-altitude flight, of a sensation of being totally detached from the earth and from other people.
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A sensation during high-altitude flight of being completely separated from the earth and all other human beings. Synonym: break-off phenomenon
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