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Noun: piloting  pI-lu-ting
  1. The guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    - navigation, pilotage
     
  2. The occupation of a pilot
    - pilotage
Verb: pilot  pI-lut
  1. Operate an aeroplane
    "He piloted 55 missions in World War II";
    - fly, aviate
     
  2. Act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
    "Is anyone volunteering to pilot during the trip?";
    - navigate

Derived forms: pilotings

Type of: channelise [Brit], channelize, control, craft, direct, direction, guidance, guide, head, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], operate, point, steer, steering, trade

Encyclopedia: Piloting, Seamanship & Small Boat Handling

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