Meaning of “fly-by-wire” in the English Dictionary

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"fly-by-wire" in British English

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fly-by-wireadjective

uk /ˌflaɪ.baɪˈwaɪər/ us /ˌflaɪ.baɪˈwaɪr/

(Definition of “fly-by-wire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fly-by-wire" in Business English

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fly-by-wireadjective [ only before noun ]

uk us informal

fly-by-wire technology uses computers to control planes:

One of the aims of fly-by-wire controls is to make an aircraft safe in an emergency.

(Definition of “fly-by-wire” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)