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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations
utrujenost zaradi časovnega premika

jet lag

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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

jet lag

n. estado de cansancio que sufren los viajeros aéreos después de jornadas largas a través de diferentes zonas de tiempo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

jet lag

n desfase horario, desequilibrio del ritmo circadiano producido por viajar en avión a través de los husos horarios
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References in periodicals archive ?
A change in environment, unfamiliar surroundings, presence of strangers, physical inactivity, and a sense of isolation all contribute to jet lag syndrome. Long-distance air travel also disrupts zeitgebers, environmental cues that induce adjustments in the internal body clock.