crew chief

noun

Definition of crew chief

: one who is in charge of a crew of workers especially : a noncommissioned officer (as in the air force) who supervises an airplane's ground crew

Examples of crew chief in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the Grand Rapids show, the 10 lighting technicians include several who are crew chiefs on other high-profile tours. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, "Behind the scenes as Trans-Siberian Orchestra creates a rocking winter wonderland," 19 Dec. 2019 Jeff Nelson, 54, the Park-Cottage Grove and Bethel University grad, was umpire crew chief for the American League Championship Series between the Yankees and Astros. Charley Walters, Twin Cities, "Charley Walters: Could Twins make deal to get Gerrit Cole?," 19 Oct. 2019 Mark Wegner will be the crew chief and umpire behind home plate for the All-Star game. Los Angeles Times Staff And Wire Reports, latimes.com, "MLB notes: Christian Yelich will not participate in home run derby," 7 July 2019 Officiating crew chief James Capers said postgame that the call of basket interference was reviewable, but that the Rockets did not challenge it within the allowed 30-second window. Ben Dubose, Rockets Wire, "Rockets protest loss at San Antonio for misapplication of rules," 5 Dec. 2019 Bowyer and Aric Almirola opened the day with an announcement from Stewart-Haas on a crew chief swap for next year, while Brad Keselowski remained in North Carolina with his family following the birth of his second daughter. Jenna Fryer, chicagotribune.com, "NASCAR goes back to its roots with a huge Nashville blowout," 5 Dec. 2019 The crew chief said his officials heard nothing racist during the game. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Oconomowoc, Wauwatosa East high schools accuse each other of using racist language at a football game," 24 Oct. 2019 In July, the team learned the crew chief of its No. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Pair of NASCAR teams scrambling amid hauler issues at Kansas," 18 Oct. 2019 Hamlin enters with a rookie Cup crew chief in Chris Gabehart. Bob Pockrass, USA TODAY, "Drivers set to battle for 2019 NASCAR Cup Series championship at Homestead," 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of crew chief

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Crew chief.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crew%20chief. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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