from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The precise route taken or due to be taken through the air by an aircraft or spacecraft.
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- n. The traveled path of a projectile, rocket or aircraft through the air.
- n. A predefined route of travel for an aircraft or spacecraft.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air
- n. a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
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The scant undergrowth and lack of low branches kept a relatively clear line-of-sight for them down on the ground, and a clear flight path for the birds.
“When the SLA panels were ejected,” Neil explains, “they had a very slight outward relative velocity, but their velocity along the flight path was essentially identical to that of the CSM-LM combination.