PILOT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Pilot Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A short plug at the end of a counterbore to guide the tool. Pilots are sometimes made interchangeable.
  2. (v. t.) To fly, or act as pilot of (an aircraft).
  3. (n.) The heading or excavation of relatively small dimensions, first made in the driving of a larger tunnel.
  4. (n.) One who flies, or is qualified to fly, a balloon, an airship, or a flying machine.
  5. (n.) One employed to steer a vessel; a helmsman; a steersman.
  6. (n.) An instrument for detecting the compass error.
  7. (v. t.) Figuratively: To guide, as through dangers or difficulties.
  8. (n.) 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.
  9. (n.) Figuratively: A guide; a director of another through a difficult or unknown course.
  10. (n.) The cowcatcher of a locomotive.
  11. (v. t.) To direct the course of, as of a ship, where navigation is dangerous.


Synonyms:
Archetype, Aviate, Buffer, Experimental, Fender, Fly, Model, Navigate, Original, Test, Trial,

• Pilot balloon Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A small, unmanned balloon sent up to indicate the direction of air currents.


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