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trajectorynoun [C]

uk   /trəˈdʒek.tər.i/  us   /-tɚ.i/ specialized
the ​curvedpath that an ​objectfollows after it has been ​thrown or ​shot into the ​air: the trajectory of a ​bullet/​missile
(Definition of trajectory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trajectorynoun [C]

 us   /trəˈdʒek·tə·ri/
physics the ​curvedpath an ​objectfollows after it is ​thrown or ​shot into the ​air, or of an ​object that is ​traveling through ​space: The ​missile came in on a very ​low trajectory.
(Definition of trajectory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trajectory”
in Chinese (Simplified) (射体在空中的)轨道,轨迹…
in Turkish havada çizilen/oluşan kavis, mermi yolu, kavis yörünge…
in Russian траектория…
in Chinese (Traditional) (射體在空中的)軌道,軌跡…
in Polish tor…
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