Recent Examples of pilot light from the Web
Once the regulator was repaired, all throughout the day Thursday, dozens of technicians went door to door, turning on gas and resetting pilot lights on appliances, heaters and furnaces.
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First Known Use of pilot light
PILOT LIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pilot light for English Language Learners
: a small flame that is always burning in a gas stove, burner, etc., and that is used to light a larger flame
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