Haven vs Trajectory - What's the difference?

haven | trajectory |


As nouns the difference between haven and trajectory

is that haven is a harbour or anchorage protected from the sea while trajectory is (astronomy|space) the path of a body as it travels through space.

As a verb haven

is to put into, or provide with a haven.

haven

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
  • * Shakespeare
  • what shipping and what lading's in our haven
  • * Tennyson
  • their haven under the hill
  • (by extension) A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=December 21 , author=Helen Pidd , title=Europeans migrate south as continent drifts deeper into crisis , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=Since its conception, the European Union has been a haven for those seeking refuge from war, persecution and poverty in other parts of the world.}}

    Synonyms

    * refuge * sanctuary * zoar

    Derived terms

    * tax haven

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To put into, or provide with a haven.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    trajectory

    Noun

    (trajectories)
  • (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.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-03
  • , author= , title=The Smallest Cell , volume=101, issue=2, page=83 , magazine= citation , passage=It is likely that the long evolutionary trajectory' of ''Mycoplasma'' went from a reductive autotroph to oxidative heterotroph to a cell-wall–defective degenerate parasite. This evolutionary ' trajectory assumes the simplicity to complexity route of biogenesis, a point of view that is not universally accepted.}}

    Derived terms

    * (sense)