cockpit voice recorder


Definition of cockpit voice recorder

  1. :  a device that records the voices of the pilots and crew in the cockpit of an airplane <If an airplane crashes, its cockpit voice recorder can be used to help find out what caused it to crash.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a pit or enclosure for cockfights

    :  a place noted for especially bloody, violent, or long-continued conflict

    :  the pit of a theater

  1. :  sound produced by vertebrates by means of lungs, larynx, or syrinx

    :  sound so produced by human beings

    :  musical sound produced by the vocal folds and resonated by the cavities of head and throat

  1. :  to express in words :  utter

    :  to adjust for producing the proper musical sounds

    :  to pronounce (as a consonant) with voice

  1. :  the chief judicial magistrate of some British cities and boroughs

    :  a municipal judge with criminal jurisdiction of first instance and sometimes limited civil jurisdiction

    :  one that records

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