English noun: approach pattern
|1.||approach pattern (location) the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport|
|Samples||The traffic patterns around O'Hare are very crowded.|
They stayed in the pattern until the fog lifted.
|Synonyms||pattern, traffic pattern|
|Broader (hypernym)||itinerary, path, route|
|Part holonym||approach, approach path, glide path, glide slope|