jet lag


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

jet lag

also jet·lag (jĕt′lăg′)
n.
A temporary disruption of bodily rhythms caused by high-speed travel across several time zones typically in a jet aircraft.

jet′-lagged′ adj.

jet lag

or

jetlag

n
a general feeling of fatigue and disorientation often experienced by travellers by jet aircraft who cross several time zones in relatively few hours

jet′ lag`

or jet′lag`,


n.
a temporary disruption of the body's normal biological rhythms after high-speed air travel through several time zones.
[1965–70]
jet′-lagged`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jet lag - fatigue and sleep disturbance resulting from disruption of the body's normal circadian rhythm as a result of jet traveljet lag - fatigue and sleep disturbance resulting from disruption of the body's normal circadian rhythm as a result of jet travel
fatigue, tiredness, weariness - temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
Translations
utrujenost zaradi časovnega premika

jet lag

njet lag m inv

jet lag

n. estado de cansancio que sufren los viajeros aéreos después de jornadas largas a través de diferentes zonas de tiempo.

jet lag

n desfase horario, desequilibrio del ritmo circadiano producido por viajar en avión a través de los husos horarios
References in periodicals archive ?
A wave of ultra-long flights that will get you halfway around the world in one hop is pushing airlines to deal with the one extra you can't escape: Relentless insomnia, debilitating fatigue and tormented bowels, better known as jet lag.
She doesn't know whether it is the result of jet lag or"memories on overdrive.
I wonder is it jet lag or just memories on overdrive #latenightmusings.
New information about how vision regulates circadian rhythm could be used to develop an eye drop that treats jet lag.
However, before we can enjoy those days of rest, discovery and fun, we need to worry about jet lag - at least if we're going to travel across several time zones.
ALTERING the time you eat your meals could help overcome the negative effects of jet lag and shift work, say researchers.
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, found that giving mice less oxygen than they're used to caused them to recover from jet lag faster.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 27, 2016-Neuroon introduces wearable device that helps beat jet lag
Jet lag is a collection of symptoms that occur while your body clock adjusts to a new time zone when you travel.
In fact, the European plane-maker has designed its latest line of aircraft especially to alleviate the impact of jet lag.
AVOID JET LAG WITH THIS SIMPLE STRATEGY Check out these tips that will allow you to overcome a typical jet lag and keep track of your schedule abroad.
Q I suffer from jet lag more now than when I was younger.