flight data recorder


Definition of flight data recorder

  1. :  a device on an aircraft that records information (such as airspeed and altitude) about a flight

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an act or instance of passing through the air by the use of wings

    :  the ability to fly

    :  a passing through the air or through space outside the earth's atmosphere

  1. :  flush

    :  to rise, settle, or fly in a flock

  1. :  an act or instance of running away

  1. :  factual information (as measurements or statistics) used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation

    :  information output by a sensing device or organ that includes both useful and irrelevant or redundant information and must be processed to be meaningful

    :  information in numerical form that can be digitally transmitted or processed

  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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