Lengua inglesa
pilot pronunciación
1 someone who flies an aircraft, hovercraft, spacecraft, etc.
2 someone employed to conduct or steer ships into and out of harbour.
3 someone who is qualified to act as pilot.
4 a guide.
5 mech a device that guides a tool or machine part.
adjective said of a scheme, programme, test, etc: serving as a preliminary test which may be modified before the final version is put into effect; experimental a pilot project .
verb (piloted , piloting )
1 to act as pilot to someone.
2 to direct, guide or steer (a project, etc).
3 to subject (a scheme, programme, etc) to a preliminary test.
[16c: from French pillote , from Italian pilota , earlier pedota , from Greek pedon oar]

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