trajectory etymology

English word trajectory comes from Latin iacio, and later Latin trajectorium (Funnel.)

Detailed word origin of trajectory

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iacio Latin (lat) (as a shadow) I project.. (figuratively) I throw out in speaking, let fall, utter, mention, declare.. I lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect.. I scatter, sow, throw.. I send forth, emit; bring forth, produce.. I throw, hurl, cast, fling; throw away.
traicio Latin (lat) I cause to go across, over or through; transfer.. I overstep, transgress.. I pass through; strike, stab, pierce or transfix through.. I throw, cast or hurl across or over.
traiectus Latin (lat)
trajectorius Latin (lat)
trajectorium Latin (lat) Funnel.
trajectory English (eng) (astronomy, space) The path of a body as it travels through space.. (cybernetics) The ordered set of intermediate states assumed by a dynamical system as a result of time evolution.. Metaphorically, a course of development, such as that of a war or career.

Words with the same origin as trajectory

Descendants of iacio
bob eject inject injection jet object objection objective project projector reject subject