from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A visible trail of streaks of condensed water vapor or ice crystals sometimes forming in the wake of an aircraft. Also called vapor trail.
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- n. An artificial cloud made by the exhaust of jet aircraft or wingtip vortices that precipitate a stream of tiny ice crystals in moist, frigid upper air.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an artificial cloud created by an aircraft; caused either by condensation due to the reduction in air pressure above the wing surface or by water vapor in the engine exhaust
A bright dot, and then one -- you know, the term contrail doesn't really apply, because that's kind of streaking plasma, superheated ionized air.
When conditions are right they leave a "contrail" of vaporized lube in the air.
Then your "contrail" becomes some kind of Care Bears inspired James Bond-esque defensive countermeasure.
Chemtrails - Are humans dependant on even man made "contrail" particulate?
The term "contrail" was adopted for convenience in identifying the visible powder trail of this invention.
Preparation of the light scatter powder 13 is of a critical importance to production of a powder "contrail" having maximum visibility for a given weight of material.
"contrail" with sufficient visibility to aid in visual acquisition of an aircraft target vehicle and the like.
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A full moon rose, transforming a jet contrail into a comet, and the river glimmered through the trees.
“Just supposing,” she said, her voice as dreamy and ephemeral and far away as a jet contrail in the sky.
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