Air sickness
Air sickness Air" sick"ness A vomiting or nauseous feeling similar to seasickness experienced by passengers in aircraft; -- it is caused by motion and distinguished from the effects of low air pressure, as it may also occur in the pressurized cabins of large aircraft. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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