Definitions for PILOTˈpaɪ lət
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pilot, airplane pilot(noun)
someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
pilot program, pilot film, pilot(noun)
a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors
original, archetype, pilot(noun)
something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
"this painting is a copy of the original"
pilot burner, pilot light, pilot(noun)
small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner
fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot(verb)
an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
fly, aviate, pilot(verb)
operate an airplane
"The pilot flew to Cuba"
act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
"Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
A person who steers a ship, a helmsman.
A person who knows well the depths and currents of a harbor or coastal area, who is hired by a vessel to help navigate the harbor or coast.
A guide or escort through an unknown or dangerous area.
A person who is in charge of the controls of an aircraft.
A sample episode of a proposed TV series
A pilot light.
To control (an aircraft or watercraft).
To guide (a vessel) through coastal waters.
To test or have a preliminary trial of (an idea, a new product, etc.)
Made or used as a test or demonstration of capability. (pilot run, pilot plant)
Used to control or activate another device.
Used to indicate operation ("pilot lamp")
Origin: From pilot, pillot, from piloto, from pillottus; perhaps ultimately from πηδόν , hence also Ancient and Modern Greek πηδάλιον (pēdalion), "rudder" .
one employed to steer a vessel; a helmsman; a steersman
specifically, a person duly qualified, and licensed by authority, to conduct vessels into and out of a port, or in certain waters, for a fixed rate of fees
figuratively: A guide; a director of another through a difficult or unknown course
an instrument for detecting the compass error
the cowcatcher of a locomotive
to direct the course of, as of a ship, where navigation is dangerous
figuratively: To guide, as through dangers or difficulties
Programmed Instruction, Learning, Or Teaching is a simple historic programming language developed in the 1960s. Like its younger sibling LOGO, it was an early foray into the technology of computer assisted instruction.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A rough overlay to a map made by the pilot of a photographic reconnaissance aircraft during or immediately after a sortie. It shows the location, direction, number, and order of photographic runs made, together with the camera(s) used on each run.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'PILOT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3123
Rank popularity for the word 'PILOT' in Nouns Frequency: #1066
Translations for PILOT
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- قَائِد, طيار, طيارةArabic
- aviator, pilot, təyyarəçiAzerbaijani
- лётчык, піло́т, лётчыцаBelarusian
- loman, levierBreton
- pilot, pilotar, provarCatalan, Valencian
- кеманхо, пилотChechen
- Lotse, Pilot, Flugzeugführer, Flugzeugführerin, lotsen, führenGerman
- πηδαλιούχος, πιλοτικό επεισόδιο, πιλότος, χειριστής, κυβερνήτης, πλοηγός, πλοηγώ, κυβερνώGreek
- piloto, probar, pilotarSpanish
- pilotti-, merkki-, pilotti, luotsi, lentäjä, koe-, koejakso, ohjata, kokeilla, testata, luotsata, pilotoida, demonstroidaFinnish
- programme pilote, piloteFrench
- パイロット, 操縦士Japanese
- პილოტი, პილოტურიGeorgian
- 조종사, 파일럿Korean
- loods, pilot, piloot, vliegenierDutch
- pilot, losNorwegian
- pilot, pilotowaćPolish
- шту́рман, ло́цман, лётчица, пило́т, авиа́тор, лётчикRussian
- girdiNorthern Sami
- pilot, pilotavsnitt, styrman, lotsSwedish
- marubani, rubaniSwahili
- льо́тчик, льо́тчиця, піло́тUkrainian
- phi côngVietnamese
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