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Meaning of "glide path" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLIDE PATH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLIDE PATH

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Glide path is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GLIDE PATH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of glide path in the English dictionary

The definition of glide path in the dictionary is the approach path of an aircraft when landing, usually defined by a radar beam.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLIDE PATH

glib
glib ice
glibber
glibbery
glibbest
glibly
glibness
glid
gliddery
glide
glide slope
glide time
glider
gliding
glidingly
gliff
glift
glim
glime
glimmer

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLIDE PATH

approach path
bicycle path
bridle path
critical path
cross someone´s path
cycle path
flare path
flight path
footpath
garden path
homeopath
lead a person up the garden path
mean free path
osteopath
path
primrose path
psychopath
the primrose path
to lead sb up the garden path
towing path

Synonyms and antonyms of glide path in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «glide path» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLIDE PATH

Find out the translation of glide path to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glide path from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glide path» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

下滑道
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trayectoria de planeo
570 millions of speakers

English

glide path
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्लाइड पथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مسار أنسل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глиссады
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

planagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিছলে পড়া পথ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

trajectoire de descente
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meluncur jalan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gleitpfad
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グライドパス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

활공 경로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglewati path
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lướt con đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சறுக்கு பாதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सरळ मार्ग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

süzülme yolu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

glide path
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ścieżki schodzenia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

глісади
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

panta de aterizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ίχνος καθόδου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glijpad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glidbana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glidebane
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glide path

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLIDE PATH»

Discover the use of glide path in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glide path and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Glide Path
A fascinating departure for the renowned science fiction author, Glide Path is an alternative history of the development of Ground Control Approach radar set during World War II. Clarke draws upon his own wartime experience as a radar ...
Arthur C. Clarke, 2012
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Blind Landings: Low-Visibility Operations in American ...
They did this by raising the frequency, changing the antenna, and adapting the equal signal method used in CAA's localizer for use in the glide path. CAA's glide path had operated on 93.7 MHz, while the localizer worked on 110 MHz. The two  ...
Erik Conway, 2008
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Aircraft Control and Simulation
The glide-slope coupler was switched on as the aircraft crossed through the glide path. For simulation purposes, we used the exogenous input yr — —2.5° (the desired glide-path angle) and reference commands of rv = Q,rd — 0. Altitude h ...
Brian L. Stevens, Frank L. Lewis, 2003
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Designing Successful Target-Date Strategies for Defined ...
Putting Participants on the Optimal Glide Path Stacy Schaus. c03 JWBT265- Schaus February 25, 2010 9:8 Printer: Yet to Come Target-Date Strategies: Packaged versus Custom 55 isn't it good enough for the 401(k) plan and, in particular, the ...
Stacy Schaus, 2010
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Flying Magazine
Some similarity exists between the ILS localizer and glide-path signals; however, there are some important differences. To insure against interference between the two and to reduce the size of the glide-path transmitting antenna system ...
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Flying: The Aviation Trilogy
He should have seen me thirty minutes ago. "On glide path, begin descent. Suggest an initial rate of descent of seven hundred fifty feet per minute for your aircraft ..." What could be simpler than flying a GCA through the weather to the runway?
Richard Bach, 2003
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
243.000 MHz MA Emergency and distress frequency for use of survival craft and emergency locator transmitters 328 600-335.400 MHz Q RLG ILS glide path. 334 550 MHz Q RLT 334.700 MHz 0 RLT 406.25 MHz F. G, H, 1. J, MA. FAU.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Staff, 2002
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Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual ...
The visual glide path of the VASI provides safe obstruction clearance within plus or minus 10 degrees of the extended runway centerline and to 4 NM from the runway threshold. Descent, using the VASI, should not be initiated until the aircraft ...
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 2008
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L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
at which the localizer course line intersects the ISMLS glide path at a height of 200 feet or less above the horizontal plane containing the threshold. Glide path means that locus of points in the vertical plane containing the runway center line at ...
‎2003
10
Instrument Flying Handbook
You can appreciate the need for accurate instrument interpretation and aircraft control within the ILS as a whole, when you notice the relationship between CDI and glide path needle indications, and aircraft displacement from the localizer and ...
Federal Aviation Administration, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLIDE PATH»

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Global inflation pressures still mild, China still the worry
Jeremy Lawson, chief economist at Standard Life Investments, writes that "the long-term glide path is still down and most of the risks remain to ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Active funds can still compete in new MPF core structure
Another added-value service that Allianz would consider including into core funds would be a 'glide path' investment approach, where the ... «Asian Investor, Jul 15»
3
Chinese slowdown a 'cause for concern'
"As a result we expect there to be modest success in boosting GDP although the longer-term glide path is towards slower growth," Mr Lawson ... «InvestorDaily, Jul 15»
4
Ministers Agree On Faster Internet
... Model Roaming Regulations as the ministers re-affirmed their commitment to the implementation of the Home and Away Roaming glide path. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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China's falling stock market hurts GM, Ford
... but for automakers, including General Motors and Ford, it's the first bump in what once appeared to be a glide path to perpetual growth. «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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'Death to America' Flag Barbecue in Iran 'No Mere Sideshow' as …
... murderous statements and understands why so many worry that the negotiating concessions being offered would put Iran on a glide path to a ... «PJ Media, Jul 15»
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Suppose Iran Doesn't Cheat but Abides by a Nuclear Deal. What …
... changed much, provided for 10 years of strict limits on Iran's nuclear program and then a five-year glide path in which those limits are eased. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
8
Regulators, Generators, IMM Seek Changes to PJM Capacity …
PJM said the transition auctions were designed to “provide a glide path” for generation resources that needed time to make investments to meet ... «RTO Insider, Jul 15»
9
White House opens doors to eleventh-hour pleas on Clean Power …
The first was to let states have flexibility to design their own glide path or at least move the interim goal back, he said. Next was to give flexibility ... «Environment & Energy Publishing, Jul 15»
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Why China – NOT Greece – is the biggest threat to Britain's …
“As a result we expect there to be modest success in boosting GDP although the longer-term glide path is towards slower growth.” Mr Botham ... «Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, Jul 15»

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