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English definition of “pilot”

pilot

noun [C]  /ˈpɑɪ·lət/ us  

pilot noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who flies an aircraft, or someone who directs a ship safely through an area of water: an airline pilot a harbor pilot
pilot
verb [T]  /ˈpɑɪ·lət/ us  
He piloted the ship through the busy harbor.

pilot

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈpɑɪ·lət/ us  

pilot adjective [not gradable] (TEST)

(of a plan, product, or system) done as a test before introducing it: From the pilot episode, this looks to be one of the best new shows we’ll see this fall.
pilot
verb [T]  /ˈpɑɪ·lət/ us  
Our district is piloting a day-care program.
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