In golf, that is when the ball flight climbs steadily and keep climbing to a distinct top of trajectory, from which it falls sharply to the earth. We professionals refer to them as ‘Floaters’.
They do not go as far as we might hope … for a reason. They inefficiently consume a lot of energy with too much ‘Back or Under Spin’ that is contrary to our desire for distance and optimal roll … more Air and Ground Time.
Club factory ‘Loft’ factors. More ‘Loft’ produces higher ‘Launch Angle’.
Angel Of Attack (AOA) factors. The steeper your Clubface descends to the ball in the ‘DOFT’ phase (Down Out Forward & Through), the greater the ‘Back or Under Spin’ … usually negative condition. Your Driver requires and ‘Ascending Strike’. (see ‘Ball Location’)