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.
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deviation, fluctuation, divergence, discrepancy, permutation, amendment, conversion, diversification, variation, mutation, modification, variance, adjustment, transformation, revision, discord, dissent, disunity, incongruity, argument
- midcentury modern,
Origin of midcourse correction
First recorded in 1955–60
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