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preflight

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adjective pre·flight \ˈprē-ˌflīt\

Definition of preflight

  1. :  preparing for or preliminary to flight (as of an aircraft) a preflight inspection

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First Known Use of preflight

1942


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preflight

verb pre·flight

Definition of preflight

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to inspect (an aircraft) before a flight

First Known Use of preflight

1945


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preflight

noun pre·flight

Definition of preflight

  1. :  a preflight inspection of an aircraft

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First Known Use of preflight

1950

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