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flight recorder

noun [C]  us   /ˈflɑɪt rɪˌkɔr·dər/ (also flight data recorder)
a small machine that records information about an aircraft during its flight, and which is used to discover the cause of an accident
Translations of “flight recorder”
in Chinese (Traditional) 飛行記錄儀,黑匣子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞行记录仪,黑匣子…
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