mal de mer


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mal

 [mal] (Fr. and Sp.)
mal de Meleda symmetrical keratosis of the palms and soles associated with a dry, scaly thickening of the wrists and ankles.
mal de mer seasickness.

sea·sick·ness

(sē'sik-nĕs),
A form of motion sickness caused by the motion of a floating platform, such as a ship, boat, or raft.

mal de mer

(măl′ də mâr′)
n.
Seasickness.

seasickness

A permutation of motion sickness, which occurs when a  susceptible individual is subjected to the pitching and rolling of a ship, especially at the extreme fore or aft of the vessel.

sea·sick·ness

(sē'sik-nĕs)
A form of motion sickness caused by the movement of a floating platform, such as a ship, boat, or raft.
Synonym(s): mal de mer.
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Le Mal de mer tells the story of a mother who, with her young daughter, leaves her husband and their city home for the sea, seemingly Biarritz (though it is not named), close to St Jean de Luz, where Echenoz has sent his fleeing heroine, both writers drawn by an Atlantic that, as we shall see, also has particular importance for Houellebecq.
Now that mal de mer can be controlled, all who are subject to seasickness can enjoy the Norwegian coastline.
| AM lucky enough never to have suffered sea sickness, or the dreaded "mal de mer", and having seen anglers on boats wishing they were dead and having to suffer the indignity of mickey-taking from others, there is some good news on the horizon.
Avec soulagement aussi car certains d'entre eux ont souffert du mal de mer a cause de la houle due au vent.
793]) and flight (of a mother and daughter in Mal de mer, 1999 [see WLT 74:1, p.
"Tonight," he began with enthusiasm, "we have a crepe galette of sea chortle and kelp in a rich mal de mer sauce, seasoned with disheveled herbs grown in our own herbarium.