flat trajectory

flat trajectory

[¦flat trə′jek·trē]
(mechanics)
A trajectory which is relatively flat, that is, described by a projectile of relatively high velocity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This is in stark contrast to the flat trajectory exhibited by the United States.
Some participants regarded their judgments that the federal funds rate was likely to remain on a very flat trajectory as reflecting other factors, such as low estimates of the longer-run neutral real interest rate or risk-management considerations.
The cartridge offers a decently flat trajectory, and its lighter bullets give excellent penetration, even on raking shots.
Zeroing your hunting rifle at 100 yards is a waste of a perfectly good flat trajectory. (Ignore this advice if there's no place in your state where you can see past 100 yards.) When zeroed at 200 yards, most high-power hunting cartridges will put bullets between 1.5 and 2.0 inches high at 100 yards and just a few inches low at 250 yards.
It's a fine compromise for both traditional open-country hunters wanting a flat trajectory, and 21st-century turret-twirlers looking to minimize wind-drift, the reason Nosler's specialized 6.5 is holding its own in the increasingly crowded 6.5 marketplace.
At 150 pounds, a "low-end" deer bow will provide more than enough speed to give you flat trajectory out to 30 yards, which is about the max you should ethically be shooting at turkeys.
Let's set the initial smooth, flat trajectory of the robot movement, passing through a sequence of base points W.
"We retaliated by firing both flat trajectory and area weapons," he said referring to Operation Arjun.
With bullets from 100 to 150 grains, it combines flat trajectory with moderate recoil.
Perumal Islamic stocks surged about 2% in an otherwise flat trajectory on the Qatar Stock Exchange during the week, which saw Gulf bourses by and large discount the US election results.
In order to create a path which respects the UAV dynamics we use flat trajectory constructions.