a temporary disruption of the body’s normal biological rhythms after high-speed air travel through several time zones.
a general feeling of fatigue and disorientation often experienced by travellers by jet aircraft who cross several time zones in relatively few hours
also jetlag, 1966, from jet (n.2) + lag (n.). Also known in early days as time zone syndrome.
jet lag or jetlag
A temporary disruption of normal circadian rhythm caused by high-speed travel across several time zones typically in a jet aircraft, resulting in fatigue and varied constitutional symptoms.
A temporary disruption of normal circadian rhythm caused by high-speed travel across several time zones typically in a jet aircraft, resulting in fatigue, disorientation, and disturbed sleep patterns.
A temporary disruption of the body’s biological clock experienced by persons who travel across several time zones by airplane. The effects of jet lag, which may include fatigue and irritability, generally disappear after a few days as the body’s internal rhythms readjust themselves to the new time frame.
[jet-lahy-ner] /ˈdʒɛtˌlaɪ nər/ noun 1. a commercial for carrying passengers. /ˈdʒɛtˌlaɪnə/ noun 1. a commercial airliner powered by jet engines
[jet-pak] /ˈdʒɛtˌpæk/ noun 1. a jet-powered backpack used by astronauts to move around in space away from a spacecraft.
- Jet pipe
noun 1. the duct attached to the rear of a gas turbine through which the exhaust gases are discharged, esp one fitted to an aircraft engine
noun 1. an airplane moved by jet propulsion. noun 1. an aircraft powered by one or more jet engines