noun con·trail \ˈkän-ˌtrāl\

: a stream of water or ice particles created in the sky by an airplane or rocket

Full Definition of CONTRAIL

:  streaks of condensed water vapor created in the air by an airplane or rocket at high altitudes

Origin of CONTRAIL

condensation trail
First Known Use: 1943


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