Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The occupation or service of a pilot.
  • noun Nautical Coastal navigation, as by reference to buoys and soundings.

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  • verb Present participle of pilot.
  • noun the form of navigation in which position is determined by relation to external reference points

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  • noun the occupation of a pilot
  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

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Examples

  • Expressing his optimism about the piloting, he added, Once this piloting is done, if the Government of Bangladesh allocates adequate budgets in the coming years, we could gradually cover the entire country, and all persons with disabilities could be brought under the national database.

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  • Designed with versatility in mind, the Donk can transport cargo or a crew of five internally or on the roof, and can be piloted from within the armored shell or from an exposed standing position through the hatch, thanks to special one-way steel mesh armor windows and a control stick that pivots up and down to allow piloting from the standing or seated positions.

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  • If you wrote to Jet Blue yesterday to express your disappointment with the airline's unpatriotic cooperation with the Feds in piloting the CAPPS II spyware initiative, you probably got an official denial telling you that "No JetBlue customer information has been shared with the US Government with respect to testing the CAPPS II program currently under design."

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  • Mac Bride played a dominant role in piloting this convention through to a successful conclusion.

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  • That's contrary to one of the fundamentals of commercial piloting, which is to keep attention focused on monitoring messages from controllers and watching flight displays in the cockpit.

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  • That's contrary to one of the fundamentals of commercial piloting, which is to keep attention focused on monitoring messages from controllers and watching flight displays in the cockpit.

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  • That's contrary to one of the fundamentals of commercial piloting, which is to keep attention focused on monitoring messages from controllers and watching flight displays in the cockpit.

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  • That's contrary to one of the fundamentals of commercial piloting, which is to keep attention focused on monitoring messages from controllers and watching flight displays in the cockpit.

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  • That's contrary to one of the fundamentals of commercial piloting, which is to keep attention focused on monitoring messages from controllers and watching flight displays in the cockpit.

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  • That's contrary to one of the fundamentals of commercial piloting, which is to keep attention focused on monitoring messages from controllers and watching flight displays in the cockpit.

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