英 [trə'dʒekt(ə)rɪ; 'trædʒɪkt(ə)rɪ]
- trajectory (n.)
- "path described by a body moving under the influence of given forces," 1690s, from Modern Latin trajectorium, from trajectorius "of or pertaining to throwing across," from Latin traiectus "thrown over or across," past participle of traicere "throw across, shoot across," from Latin trans- "across" (see trans-) + icere, combining form of iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Middle French and Middle English had trajectorie as "end of a funnel," from Latin traiectorium.
- 1. My career seemed to be on a downward trajectory.
- 2. It is not difficult to sketch the subsequent trajectory.
- 3. The path followed by a projectile is called its trajectory.
- 4. The missile deflected from its trajectory.
- 5. From then on it must coast in a trajectory, or flight path, to its target.
- 从那时起,它就得沿着弹道, 即沿着飞行航线滑向其目标.
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