a shower of secondary cosmic radiation, caused by the interaction of cosmic radiation or gamma radiation with the atmosphere.
afflicted with . Historical Examples Jenkins had been airsick once and didn’t want any more of the same. Castle of Terror E.J. Liston adjective sick or nauseated from travelling in an aircraft
a feeling of nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, as a result of the motion of the aircraft in which one is traveling. airsickness air·sick·ness (âr’sĭk’nĭs) n. A form of motion sickness caused by air flight and characterized by nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.
the part of an airport used by aircraft for loading and unloading and takeoffs and landings. the area beyond security checks and passport and customs control in an airport terminal. noun the part of an airport nearest the aircraft, the boundary of which is the security check, customs, passport control, etc Compare landside (sense 1)
- Air sign
any of the three astrological signs, Gemini, Libra, or Aquarius, that are grouped together because of the shared attributes of intellect and gregariousness.