contrail

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contrail

[′kän‚trāl]
(meteorology)
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At more than 26,000ft, where the outside temperature is -40C, vapour trails are likely.
I looked up and saw bright, very erratic vapour trails coming off a central point.
Silver planes stretch their elegant vapour trails across the skies they are destroying; we almost revere the awesome machines, each one of which uses horse-power equivalent to that of the Roman Empire every time it takes off; and (at least in most airports) we become almost deprived of individuality, members of crowds subject to incomprehensible changes of movement and direction.
Players will also be able to track targets via vapour trails that will be of immense help during dog fighting between aircrafts.
Well let me explain: chemtrails are those vapour trails left by aeroplanes in the sky, only they're not harmless vapour trails, they are in fact chemtrails - chemical or biological agents being deliberately sprayed into the atmosphere by governments through superficially benign aircraft.
Reader Brenda Booth, who lives in the village, was amazed at how many vapour trails there were.
AN IMMEDIATE chemical sample of the vapour trails left behind by planes in Cyprus skies needs to be analysed by the government, amid suspicions that planes from the British bases are spraying dangerous chemicals over the island, Green Party deputy George Perdikis said yesterday.
The results of the analysis also show that in the Arctic, aircraft vapour trails produced 15-20 percent of warming.
A whole bottle of that and you can actually see vapour trails as people pass you.
He said how wonderful it is to be able to see jet vapour trails in the sky.
How many residents of North Wales look up on a clear day into the blue sky, and see aircraft vapour trails left by the many passenger aircraft that fly across the Irish Sea and North Atlantic.