Mid-course



[mid-kawrs, -kohrs] /ˈmɪdˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs/

noun
1.
the middle of a .
2.
Rocketry. the portion of a ballistic trajectory between the end of powered flight and the beginning of the reentry phase.
3.
Aerospace. the portion of a space trajectory between leaving the earth’s vicinity and arrival at the desired destination, as another planet.

1560s, from mid + course (n.).

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