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Dictionary definition for: Pilot

1. (n) someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

2. (v) fly a plane

3. (n) a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

4. (v) 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?"

5. (n) a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors

6. (n) an original model on which something is patterned

7. (n) small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner

8. (n) an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

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