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way point

way point
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wey point]
    • /weɪ pɔɪnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wey point]
    • /weɪ pɔɪnt/

Definitions of way point words

  • noun way point a place or point between major points on a route. 1
  • noun way point way station. 1

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Origin of way point

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1875-80

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Way point

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

way point popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

way point usage trend in Literature

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