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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.
2. See pilot lamp.
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
a small flame burning continuously, as in a gas stove, to relight the main gas burners.
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|Noun||1.||pilot light - small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner|
|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
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