groundplot

[ ground-plot ]
/ ˈgraʊndˌplɒt /
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noun

Aeronautics. a method for obtaining the position of an aircraft by multiplying its groundspeed by its time in flight and marking off the product with respect to its starting position.

Origin of groundplot

First recorded in 1570–80; ground1 + plot
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