pilot

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpaɪlət/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpaɪlət/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pīlət)


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pilot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is a licensed pilot
  2. the pilot and co-pilot
  3. could the pilot report to the flight deck?
  4. the pilot in [charge, command]
  5. an experienced pilot
  6. got to meet the pilot
  7. put the plane on automatic pilot
  8. the pilot [made, went through] the final checks
  9. the pilot switched [on, off] the (seatbelt signs)
  10. the pilot [plotted, entered] the coordinates
  11. a [helicopter, glider] pilot
  12. is [training, studying] to be the pilot
  13. a [commercial, fighter, private, military] pilot
  14. the [TV, show's] pilot was a [success, bust]
  15. was a [great, terrible, widely viewed] pilot
  16. the [heater's, boiler's] pilot light
  17. [switch on, switch off, activate] the pilot light
  18. the pilot light is [on, off]
v
  1. pilot a [plane, fighter jet, helicopter]
  2. pilot the [fastest, newest, most expensive] [plane]
  3. piloted [a flight, her maiden voyage, the crossing]
  4. piloted by the [captain, lieutenant, passenger]
  5. piloted through the [storm, hurricane]
  6. piloted into the [storm]
  7. piloted him through the [first year, new job, booking process, inhospitable terrain]
  8. pilot a [TV show, service, new product, new project, program]
  9. the [TV show] (was) piloted [in July, in the summer, for 1 month]
  10. pilot with [students, businesses, the unemployed, new graduates]
adj
  1. the pilot [episode, show]
  2. a pilot [screening, broadcast] (of)
  3. a pilot [trial, program, project, scheme]
  4. [approve, design, implement, roll out] a pilot [trial]
  5. a pilot [trial] in [schools, cities, rural areas, stations]
  6. a pilot [trial, study] to [determine, discover, gauge, provide]
  7. [conduct, carry out, analyze] a pilot study
n as adj
  1. the [heater's, boiler's] pilot light
  2. [switch on, switch off, activate] the pilot light
  3. the pilot light is [on, off]
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