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"trajectory" in British English

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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

(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 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)