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pilot light

n.
1. A small jet of gas that is kept burning in order to ignite a gas burner, as in a stove. Also called pilot burner.

pilot light

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a small auxiliary flame that ignites the main burner of a gas appliance when the control valve opens
2. (Electronics) a small electric light used as an indicator

pi′lot light`


n.
a small flame burning continuously, as in a gas stove, to relight the main gas burners.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pilot light - small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner
gas burner, gas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
2.pilot light - indicator consisting of a light to indicate whether power is on or a motor is in operation
indicator - a device for showing the operating condition of some system
Translations
věčný plamínek
vågeblus
merkkivalo
plinski žižak
口火
점화용 보조 버너
tändlåga
เปลวไฟที่จุดเตาแก๊ส
đèn mồi

pilot light

n (on cooker) → fiammella di sicurezza

pilot light

شُعلة الاحتراق věčný plamínek vågeblus Zündflamme ενδεικτική λυχνία piloto merkkivalo veilleuse plinski žižak fiamma pilota 口火 점화용 보조 버너 waakvlam tennflamme stały płomyk lâmpada piloto, luz de aviso запальник tändlåga เปลวไฟที่จุดเตาแก๊ส kontrol lambası đèn mồi 火种
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