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English definition of “vapour trail”

vapour trail

noun [C] uk UK (US vapor trail)   us  
water vapour that looks like a line of white smoke behind an aircraft as it fliesClouds, dew, fog and steamAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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