n. 驾驶员; 引航员; 试验性的方案; 试播节目; 常燃小火
v. 驾驶; 引导; 试验; 顺利通过
A pilot is a person who is trained to fly an aircraft.
He spent seventeen years as an airline pilot.
...fighter pilots of the British Royal Air Force.
A pilot is a person who steers a ship through a difficult stretch of water, for example the entrance to a harbour.
If someone pilots an aircraft or ship, they act as its pilot.
He piloted his own plane part of the way to Washington.
A pilot scheme or a pilot project is one which is used to test an idea before deciding whether to introduce it on a larger scale.
The service is being expanded following the success of a pilot scheme.
...a ten-year pilot project backed by the trade and industry department.
If a government or organization pilots a programme or a scheme, they test it, before deciding whether to introduce it on a larger scale.
The trust is looking for 50 schools to pilot a programme aimed at teenage pupils preparing for work.
If a government minister pilots a new law or bill through parliament, he or she makes sure that it is introduced successfully.
We are now piloting through Parliament a new strategy to tackle youth crime.
A pilot or a pilot episode is a single television programme that is shown in order to find out whether a particular series of programmes is likely to be popular.
A pilot episode of Nothing's Impossible has already been filmed.
A pilot is the pilot light on a gas cooker or stove, boiler, or fire.
1. someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
2. a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
3. a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors
4. an original model on which something is patterned
5. small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner
6. an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
1. fly a plane
2. act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance;
direct, conduct, guide, lead, pilot
The pilot inquired about the weather condition.
The pilot landed the plane safely at its home airport.
The ship stops outside the harbor so that a specially trained person may pilot her in.
The pilot gave the order to bomb up.
The pilot crashed the airplane in landing.