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glide slope

noun, Aeronautics
1.
the angle that the glidepath of an aircraft or spacecraft makes with the horizontal.
Also called glide angle, gliding angle.
Origin of glide slope
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for glide slope

glide path

noun
1.
the approach path of an aircraft when landing, usually defined by a radar beam
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