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glidepath

[glahyd-path, -pahth] /ˈglaɪdˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ/
noun, plural glidepaths
[glahyd-path z, -pahth z, -paths, -pahths] /ˈglaɪdˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
the course followed by an aircraft or spacecraft when descending for a landing.
Origin of glidepath
1935-1940
1935-40; glide + path
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