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waypoint

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Pronunciation: /ˈweɪpɔɪnt
 
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Definition of waypoint in English:

noun

1A stopping place on a journey: it was a waypoint on the merchant route between Scandinavia and Byzantium
More 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.
1.1The computer-checked coordinates of each stage of a flight or sea journey: waypoints can be punched in directly to the keypad
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  • 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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