glidepath

[ glahyd-path, -pahth ]
/ ˈglaɪdˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ /

noun, plural glide·paths [glahyd-path z, -pahth z, -paths, -pahths] /ˈglaɪdˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/.

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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