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glide slope

noun

Definition of GLIDE SLOPE

1
:  the proper path of descent for an aircraft preparing to land; especially :  such a path indicated by a radio beam
2
:  the radio beam that marks a glide slope

First Known Use of GLIDE SLOPE

circa 1949

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