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glidepath

[glahyd-path, -pahth]
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noun, plural glide·paths [glahyd-path z, -pahth z, -paths, -pahths] /ˈglaɪdˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/.
  1. the course followed by an aircraft or spacecraft when descending for a landing.
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Origin of glidepath

First recorded in 1935–40; glide + path
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