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Meaning of PILOTAGE

Pronunciation:  'pIlutij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the occupation of a pilot
  2. [n]  the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

PILOTAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: navigation, piloting
 See Also: astronavigation, celestial navigation, craft, dead reckoning, direction, guidance, instrument flying, steering, trade



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pi"lot*age\, n. [Cf. F. pilotage.]
1. The pilot's skill or knowledge, as of coasts, rocks, bars,
   and channels. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.

2. The compensation made or allowed to a pilot.

3. Guidance, as by a pilot. --Sir W. Scott.

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