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air·sick·ness

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

air•sick•ness

(ˈɛərˌsɪk nɪs)

n.
motion sickness induced by travel in an aircraft.
[1775–85]
air′sick`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airsickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)airsickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
kinetosis, motion sickness - the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
Translations
飛行機酔い

airsickness

[ˈɛəsɪknɪs] Nmareo m (en avión)

air·sick·ness

n. mareo de altura.

airsickness

n mareo (en avión)
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