glidepath

[glahyd-path, -pahth]
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.

Origin of glidepath

First recorded in 1935–40; glide + path
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Contemporary Examples of glidepath

  • So is Rubio saying that his bill, his baby, his glidepath to the White House, couldn't even get 25 Republican votes in the House?

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    The Right and Immigration

    Michael Tomasky

    May 2, 2013