from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The crew operating an aircraft.

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  • n. A group of two or more trained individuals, formed as a team that operates an aircraft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the crew of an aircraft.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the crew of an aircraft
  • n. the crew of an aircraft


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