# trajectory

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## tra·jec·to·ry

(trə-jĕk′tə-rē)*n.*

*pl.*

**tra·jec·to·ries**

**1.**

**a.**The path of a projectile or other moving body through space.

**b.**A chosen or taken course: "What died with [the assassinated leaders] was a moral trajectory, a style of aspiration" (Lance Morrow).

**2.**

*Mathematics*A curve that cuts all of a given family of curves or surfaces at the same angle.

[New Latin trāiectōria, from Latin trāiectus, past participle of trāicere,

*to throw across*; see**traject**.]## trajectory

(trəˈdʒɛktərɪ; -trɪ)*n*,

*pl*

**-ries**

**1.**(Aeronautics) the path described by an object moving in air or space under the influence of such forces as thrust, wind resistance, and gravity, esp the curved path of a projectile

**2.**(Mathematics)

*geometry*a curve that cuts a family of curves or surfaces at a constant angle

**trajectile**

*adj*

## tra•jec•to•ry

(trəˈdʒɛk tə ri)*n.,*

*pl.*

**-ries.**

**1.**the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the like in its flight.

**2.**any path or course.

**3.**a geometric curve or surface that cuts all the curves or surfaces of a given system at a constant angle.

## tra·jec·to·ry

(trə-jĕk′tə-rē)**1.**

*Physics*The curve described by a projectile moving through space.

**2.**

*Geometry*A curve or surface that passes through a given set of points or intersects a given series of curves or surfaces at a constant angle.

## trajectory

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Noun | 1. | trajectory - the path followed by an object moving through spacemechanical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects ballistic trajectory, ballistics - the trajectory of an object in free flight gravity-assist - (spaceflight) a trajectory that passes close to a planetary body in order to gain energy from its gravitational field |

## trajectory

Translations

**dráha**

**trajektorie**

**Trajektorie**

**trajetória**

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