midcourse correction


noun

a navigational correction made in the course of a ship, airplane, rocket, or space vehicle at some point between the beginning and end of the journey.

Nearby words

  1. midband,
  2. midbody,
  3. midbrain,
  4. midcentury modern,
  5. midcourse,
  6. midcult,
  7. midday,
  8. middelburg,
  9. middelmannetjie,
  10. middelskot

Origin of midcourse correction

First recorded in 1955–60

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