waypoint
noun Date: 1880 an intermediate point on a route or line of travel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Waypoint — A waypoint is a reference point in physical space used for purposes of navigation.ConceptWaypoints are sets of coordinates that identify a point in physical space. For the purposes of terrestrial navigation, these coordinates usually include… …   Wikipedia

  • Waypoint — Der Begriff Wegpunkt (engl. waypoint) wird in der Geodäsie und bei Navigations Geräten benutzt, die mehrere Positionen speichern können. Ein Wegpunkt ist eine (elektronische) Marke, die eine eindeutige Positionsangabe auf der Erde speichert.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • waypoint — noun any mapped reference point on a route that can be easily identified …   Wiktionary

  • waypoint — noun 1》 a stopping place on a journey. 2》 the computer checked coordinates of each stage of a flight or sea journey …   English new terms dictionary

  • waypoint — /ˈweɪpɔɪnt/ (say waypoynt) noun 1. one of a set of coordinates which give a precise location in physical space. 2. a stop along the way, as in an orienteering race …   Australian English dictionary

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  • way point, waypoint — i. A specified geographical location used to define an area navigation route or the flight path of an aircraft employing area navigation. Waypoints are defined as either: Fly by waypoint A fly by waypoint which requires turn anticipation to allow …   Aviation dictionary

  • fly-over waypoint — A waypoint over which an aircraft must fly. It precludes any turn until the waypoint is overflown and is followed by an intercept maneuver of the next flight segment. See also fly by waypoint. Flyover waypoint as shown on aeronautical charts …   Aviation dictionary

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