Simple Definition of contrail
: 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
First Known Use: 1943
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "contrail"
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