waypoint


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way·point

 (wā′point′)
n.
A point between major points on a route, as along a track.
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waypoint

(ˈweɪˌpɔɪnt)
n
1. (Computer Science) the co-ordinates of a specific location as defined by a GPS
2. (Navigation) the co-ordinates of a specific location as defined by a GPS
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