Translation of "pilot" - English-Traditional 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

a fighter/helicopter/bomber/airline pilot 戰鬥機/直升機/轟炸機/客機駕駛員

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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


pilot noun [ C ] (TEST)

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

If you'd seen the pilot, you'd know why they decided not to make a complete series of programmes! 如果你看了試播節目的話,就會明白他們為甚麼決定不製作整套節目了。

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


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.

If the pilot scheme is successful, many more homes will be offered the new television service. 如果試驗計劃成功,會有越來越多的家庭享受到新的電視服務。

pilotverb [ T ]

uk /ˈpaɪ.lət/ us /ˈpaɪ.lət/

pilot verb [ T ] (AIRCRAFT)

to fly an aircraft

She piloted the aircraft to safety after one of the engines failed. 其中一個引擎發生故障後,她把飛機駕駛到安全的地方。

pilot verb [ T ] (TEST)

to test a new product before it is sold

We shall pilot several new cosmetic products to selected potential purchasers. 我們將安排一些選定的潛在顧客試用幾種新化妝品。

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

20 years ago he piloted a bill through Parliament on working conditions. 20年前他力促議會通過一項有關工作環境的議案。

pilot verb [ T ] (SHIP)

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


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