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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
2. A short plug at the end of a counterbore to guide the tool. Pilots are sometimes made interchangeable.
4. One employed to steer a vessel; a helmsman; a steersman.
5. 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.
8. The cowcatcher of a locomotive.
9. A heavy wheel, or cross arms with weights at the ends on a revolving axis, to regulate or equalize the motion of machinery by means of its inertia, where the power communicated, or the resistance to be overcome, is variable, as in the steam engine or the coining press. See Fly wheel ( below).
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To fly, or act as pilot of ( an aircraft).
3. Figuratively: To guide, as through dangers or difficulties.
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