HyperDic: pilotage

English > 2 senses of the word pilotage:
NOUNactpilotage, navigation, pilotingthe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
actpilotage, pilotingthe occupation of a pilot
English > pilotage: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place.
Synonymsnavigation, piloting
Category ofbargetransport by barge on a body of water
bear down on, bear down uponSail towards another vessel, of a ship
beatSail with much tacking or with difficulty
boatride in a boat on water
ferrytravel by ferry
ferrytransport by ferry
ferrytransport / transport from one place to another
luff, pointSail close to the wind
outpointSail closer to the wind than
rafttransport on a raft
sailTravel on water propelled by wind
scud, rackRun before a gale
steamer, steamtravel by means of steam power
tack, wear roundTurn into the wind
wear shipturn away from the wind
weatherSail to the windward of
yachtTravel in a yacht
Narrowercelestial navigation, astronavigationnavigating according to the positions of the stars
dead reckoningnavigation without the aid of celestial observations
instrument flyingnavigation of an airplane solely by instruments
Broadersteering, guidance, directionThe act of setting and holding a course
Spanishnáutica, navegación marítima, navegación, pilotaje
Catalannavegació, pilotatge
Verbspilotoperate an airplane
pilotact as the navigator / navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
English > pilotage: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe occupation of a pilot.
Synonympiloting
Broadertrade, craftThe skilled practice of a practical occupation
Spanishpilotaje
Verbspilotoperate an airplane
pilotact as the navigator / navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance

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