cockpit voice recorder

noun

Definition of cockpit voice recorder

: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

cockpit play
  1. : a pit or enclosure for cockfights

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

  3. : the pit of a theater

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

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

  3. : the power or ability to produce musical tones

  1. : to express in words : utter

  2. : to adjust for producing the proper musical sounds

  3. : to pronounce (a speech sound, such as a consonant) with voice

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

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

  3. : one that records


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