jet-lagged

jet lag

noun
a temporary disruption of the body's normal biological rhythms after high-speed air travel through several time zones.
Also, jetlag.


Origin:
1965–70

jet-lagged, adjective
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jet lag
 
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 jetlag
n.
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.


jet'-lagged' adj.
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jet lag  
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.
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jet lag definition


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.

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