equitime point


eq·​ui·​time point
ˈek|wəˌtīm- also ˈēk-
: the point in the course of a long airplane flight at which the alternatives of returning to base or proceeding to destination involve equal risks and beyond which the pilot must not turn back see howgozit curve

Word History


equi- + time

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“Equitime point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equitime%20point. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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