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trajectorynoun [C]

uk   /trəˈdʒek.tər.i/ us   /trəˈdʒek.tɚ.i/ specialized
the curved path that an object follows after it has been thrown or shot into the air: the trajectory of a bullet/missile
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trajectorynoun [C]

us   /trəˈdʒek·tə·ri/
physics the curved path an object follows 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)
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