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Dictionary entry overview: What does trajectory mean?
• TRAJECTORY (noun)
The noun TRAJECTORY has 1 sense:
1. the path followed by an object moving through space
Familiarity information: TRAJECTORY used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The path followed by an object moving through space
Nouns denoting natural phenomena
Hypernyms ("trajectory" is a kind of...):
mechanical phenomenon (a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "trajectory"):
gravity-assist ((spaceflight) a trajectory that passes close to a planetary body in order to gain energy from its gravitational field)
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