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test pilot

noun

Simple Definition of test pilot

  • : a pilot who flies new aircraft in order to see how well they work

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of test pilot

  1. :  a pilot who specializes in putting new or experimental airplanes through maneuvers designed to test them (as for strength) by producing strains in excess of normal

1917

First Known Use of test pilot

1917

Rhymes with test pilot


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