jet-lagged


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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.

jet-lagged

adj
suffering from jet lag
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Jet-lagged and all, James Farr-who flew into the Philippines just a couple of days before his PBA debut with Magnolia in the Commissioner's Cup-came up with a performance that was heavy on effort but light on output.
Then I'm going east to Africa, skipping ahead eight hours, for a total of 11 time zones crossed over so many hours of travel that I'm having trouble doing the math, and I'm not even jet-lagged yet.
"We found that the majority of students were being jet-lagged by their class times, which correlated very strongly with decreased academic performance," said study co-lead author Benjamin Smarr, a postdoctoral fellow who studies circadian rhythm disruptions in the lab of UC Berkeley psychology professor Lance Kriegsfeld.
He said: "We're jet-lagged [and] we've been with children.