Contrail



[kon-treyl] /ˈkɒn treɪl/

noun
1.
a visible condensation of water droplets or ice crystals from the atmosphere, occurring in the wake of an aircraft, rocket, or missile under certain conditions.
/ˈkɒntreɪl/
noun
1.
another name for vapour trail
n.

1945, from condensation trail.
condensation trail

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