flight path
noun Date: 1908 the path in the air or space made or followed by something (as a particle, an airplane, or a spacecraft) in flight

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  • flight'path — or flight path noun The course (to be) taken by an aircraft, spacecraft, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑flight …   Useful english dictionary

  • flight path — n the course that a plane or space vehicle travels along …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flight path — flight ,path noun count the ROUTE that an aircraft, space vehicle, or missile follows as it travels through the air …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flight path — flight′ path n. aer. the trajectory of a moving aircraft or spacecraft relative to a fixed reference • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • flight path — noun 1. the path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air • Hypernyms: ↑path, ↑route, ↑itinerary 2. a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another • Syn: ↑air lane, ↑airway, ↑skyway …   Useful english dictionary

  • flight path — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flight path : singular flight path plural flight paths the route that an aircraft, space vehicle, or missile follows as it travels through the air …   English dictionary

  • flight path — skrydžio trajektorija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. flight path vok. Flugbahn, f rus. траектория полёта, f pranc. trajectoire de vol, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • flight path — orlaivio skrydžio trajektorija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Linija, jungianti vieną po kito orlaivio, raketos ar erdvėlaivio perskristus ar dar numatomus perskristi taškus. atitikmenys: angl. flight path pranc. trajectoire de vol ryšiai:… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • flight path — raketos skriejimo trajektorija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Linija, jungianti vieną po kito orlaivio, raketos ar erdvėlaivio perskristus ar dar numatomus perskristi taškus. atitikmenys: angl. flight path pranc. trajectoire de vol ryšiai:… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • flight path — flight route followed by aircraft …   English contemporary dictionary

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