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trajectory
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
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Definition
the path followed by an object moving through space

or:

the path of any sequence of events
  • When his mother spoke, the boy tipped his head back and spat—a sizable and mud-colored trajectory.
    p. 594.5
  • The slow-moving man who appeared to be her husband folded and unfolded his beefy arms, and spontaneously, upon the mother's utterance—the specter in jungle fatigues tipped his head back and spat another sizable, mud-colored trajectory.
    p. 597.7

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