vomit comet

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Etymology[edit]

vomit +‎ comet, from its potential to cause nausea.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vomit comet (plural vomit comets)

  1. (slang) A reduced-gravity aircraft, an airplane that briefly provides a nearly weightless environment by flying on a parabolic flight path; used to train astronauts or conduct research.