pilot lamp
noun see pilot light

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pilot lamp — or Pilot light Pilot light (Elec.) 1. A small incandescent telltale lamp on a dynamo or battery circuit to show approximately by its brightness the voltage of the current. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. a small light on an electrical device to indicate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pilot lamp — n. a tiny electric lamp placed in a circuit to indicate that the current is on …   English World dictionary

  • pilot lamp — noun indicator consisting of a light to indicate whether power is on or a motor is in operation • Syn: ↑pilot light, ↑indicator lamp • Hypernyms: ↑indicator * * * noun see pilot light 1 * * * an electric lamp, used in association with a control,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pilot lamp — kontrolinė lempa statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. pilot lamp vok. Überwachungslampe, f; Kontrollampe, f rus. контрольная лампа, f pranc. lampe témoin, f; voyant lumineux, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • pilot lamp — /ˈpaɪlət læmp/ (say puyluht lamp) noun an electric lamp, used in association with a control, which by means of position or colour indicates the functioning of the control; an indicator light or a control light. Also, pilot light …   Australian English dictionary

  • pilot lamp — an electric lamp, used in association with a control, which by means of position or color indicates the functioning of the control; an indicator light or a control light. Also called pilot light. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pilot light — Pilot lamp Pilot lamp or Pilot light Pilot light (Elec.) 1. A small incandescent telltale lamp on a dynamo or battery circuit to show approximately by its brightness the voltage of the current. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. a small light on an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pilot jet — pilot burner, pilot jet or pilot light noun A small gas burner kept alight to light another (see also ↑pilot lamp below) • • • Main Entry: ↑pilot …   Useful english dictionary

  • pilot light — n. 1. a small gas burner which is kept burning for use in lighting a main burner when needed: also pilot burner 2. PILOT LAMP …   English World dictionary

  • pilot light — noun 1. small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pilot burner, ↑pilot • Hypernyms: ↑gas burner, ↑gas jet 2. indicator consisting of a light to indicate whether power is on or a motor is in… …   Useful english dictionary

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