vapor trail

noun

Definition of vapor trail

First Known Use of vapor trail

1941


VAPOR TRAIL Defined for English Language Learners

vapor trail

noun

Definition of vapor trail for English Language Learners

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


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