Translation of "pilot" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pilotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpaɪ.lət/ us /ˈpaɪ.lət/

pilot noun [ C ] (AIRCRAFT)

A2 a person who flies an aircraft

飞行员
a fighter/helicopter/bomber/airline pilot 战斗机/直升机/轰炸机/客机驾驶员

More examples

  • a fighter pilot
  • a helicopter pilot
  • The pilot had no recollection of the events leading up to the crash.
  • Shortly before the crash the pilot had reported a malfunction of the aircraft's navigation system.
  • The pilot and several passengers were held prisoner by the gunmen for 57 hours.

pilot noun [ C ] (SHIP)

a person with detailed knowledge of an area of water, such as that around a port, who goes onto a ship to direct it safely

(船只的)领航员

pilot noun [ C ] (TEST)

a programme that is made to introduce a new radio or television series and test how popular it is

(电视或广播的)试播节目
If you'd seen the pilot, you'd know why they decided not to make a complete series of programmes! 如果你看了试播节目的话,就会明白他们为什么决定不制作整套节目了。

pilot noun [ C ] (FLAME)

also pilot light a small flame that burns all the time in a gas device, such as a cooker or a device for heating water, and that starts the main flame burning when the gas is turned on

(灶具等的)常燃引火小火苗

pilotadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈpaɪ.lət/ us /ˈpaɪ.lət/

A pilot plan, product, or system is used to test how good something is before introducing it.

试验性的,试点的
If the pilot scheme is successful, many more homes will be offered the new television service. 如果试验计划成功,会有越来越多的家庭享受到新的电视服务。

pilotverb [ T ]

uk /ˈpaɪ.lət/ us /ˈpaɪ.lət/

pilot verb [ T ] (AIRCRAFT)

to fly an aircraft

飞行
She piloted the aircraft to safety after one of the engines failed. 其中一个引擎发生故障后,她将飞机开到了安全的地方。

pilot verb [ T ] (TEST)

to test a new product before it is sold

中试
We shall pilot several new cosmetic products to selected potential purchasers. 我们将在一些选定的潜在顾客身上试用几种新化妆品。

pilot verb [ T ] (INTRODUCE)

[ usually + adv/prep ] mainly UK to be responsible for introducing a new law or system and making certain it is established

使(新的法律或制度)顺利通过
20 years ago he piloted a bill through Parliament on working conditions. 20年前他力促议会通过了一项有关工作环境的议案。

pilot verb [ T ] (SHIP)

to direct a ship into a port or through an area of water

导引,领航

(Translation of “pilot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)