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Trajectories (Mechanics)

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Topical headingTrajectories (Mechanics)
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Found inWork cat.: Erzberger, H. Fixed-range optimum trajectories for short-haul aircraft, 1975.
Academic Press dictionary of science and technology, 1992: (trajectory (mechanics): the path described by a body as it moves through space)
McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms, 2003: (trajectory: The curve described by an object moving through space, as of a meteor through the atmosphere, a planet around the sun, a projectile fired from a gun, or a rocket in flight)
NASA thesaurus online, July 1, 2005 (trajectories: in general, paths traced by bodies moving as a result of an externally applied force, considered in three dimensions)
Chambers dictionary of science and technology, 1999: (trajectory: the path of a moving object, esp. a projectile)