flight path

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of flight path

: the path in the air or space made or followed by something (such as a particle, an airplane, or a spacecraft) in flight

Examples of flight path in a Sentence

  1. No other planes were on their flight path.

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First Known Use of flight path

1908


FLIGHT PATH Defined for English Language Learners

flight path

noun

Definition of flight path for English Language Learners

  • : the route that an airplane, spaceship, etc., travels along through the air or space


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