vapor trail

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Even when Westbrook left opponents in his vapor trail, the Thunder harped on him to take the extra dribble and finish higher off the glass. Lee Jenkins, SI.com, "Behind the Scenes With Victor Oladipo, the NBA's One-Man Musical," 19 Feb. 2018 Patterson flung open the doors, welcoming the publicity that rode on the vapor trail of a win against a blue-blood program. Andy Staples, SI.com, "Can Top-10 TCU Stay Grounded? Gary Patterson Hopes He Has the Key," 4 Oct. 2017 And in less than five minutes, that pillar crash landed in the vapor trail left by Saquon Barkley's feet. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press, "Now what? Michigan football's problems are growing, not decreasing," 22 Oct. 2017

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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vapor trail

noun

English Language Learners Definition of vapor trail

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

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