redout

noun red·out \ ˈred-ˌau̇t \

Definition of redout

: a condition in which centripetal acceleration (such as that created when an aircraft abruptly enters a dive) drives blood to the head and causes reddening of the visual field and headache

First Known Use of redout

1942

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redout

noun red·out \ ˈred-ˌau̇t \

medical Definition of redout

: a condition in which centripetal acceleration (as that created when an aircraft abruptly enters a dive) drives blood to the head and causes reddening of the visual field and headache — compare blackout, grayout

red out

intransitive verb

medical Definition of red out

: to experience a redout — compare black out, gray out

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