Definition of waypoint in English:

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waypoint

Pronunciation: /ˈwāˌpoint/

noun

1A stopping place on a journey.
Example sentences
  • Yesterday we demolished a substantial building which they were using as a waypoint to get in.
  • It would be unfair, however, to paint the islands as just a grungy waypoint in the North Atlantic.
  • Budapest and Bucharest function as waypoints for women en route to Belgrade.
1.1An endpoint of the leg of a course, especially one whose coordinates have been generated by a computer.
Example sentences
  • You may want to include user waypoints in your flight plan.
  • For navigation purposes, you can use your log to record waypoints and route numbers or times at certain markers for a future good reference.
  • It allows easy set-up functions as well as down- and uploads of waypoints, routes and flight tracks.

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Syllabification: way·point

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