- Route ... The way from A to B. Example: Mannheim to Rotterdam via Mainz, Koblenz, Köln, Nimwegen, Dordrecht
- Voyage ... Route plus specification of time. Example: Mannheim at 8.00h via ... to Rotterdam at 7.00h
- Path ... Geometric path in form of a polygon, splinee etc. without specification of time
- Track ... Geometric path with additional information such as time, velocity etc. Example: recording (path with specification of time)
- Recording ... Recording of data such as position, velocity, ROT etc.
- Recorded track ... Recording of path with specification of time
- Recorded path ... Recording of a geometric path