Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A point between major points on a route, as along a track.

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  • noun any mapped reference point on a route that can be easily identified

Etymologies

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way +‎ point

Examples

  • Therefore our actual speed made good to the waypoint will be the same or more with the poled out headsail. '

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  • For U.S. aviation purposes utilizing GPS navigation, a waypoint is a three dimensional location within the National Air Space, comprised of longitude, latitude and altitude coordinates.

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  • * yaws, an array of the presumed direction from one waypoint to the next, based on the forward direction between each waypoint. we're using the heading_to method on each waypoint, which is mixed into the object via

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  • Thailand - a country that has serious security issues and has been long used as a 'waypoint' for smugglers operating in Asia.

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  • A waypoint is a location at which a ship is to alter course, "the federal police said in a statement.

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  • A waypoint is a location at which a ship is to alter course, "the federal police said in a statement.

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  • A waypoint is a location at which a ship is to alter course, "the federal police said in a statement.

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  • A waypoint is a location at which a ship is to alter course, "the federal police said in a statement.

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  • "waypoint" would be consistent with an angler seeing a muskie and pushing a button to mark the location.

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  • "waypoint" would be consistent with an angler seeing a muskie and pushing a button to mark the location.

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