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1. The occupation or service of a pilot.
2. Nautical Coastal navigation, as by reference to buoys and soundings.
1. (Navigation) the navigational handling of a ship near land using buoys, soundings, landmarks, etc, or the finding of a ship's position by such means
2. (Navigation) the occupation of a pilot
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|Noun||1.||piloting - the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place|
steering, guidance, direction - the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
instrument flying - navigation of an airplane solely by instruments
dead reckoning - navigation without the aid of celestial observations
weather - sail to the windward of
boat - ride in a boat on water
yacht - travel in a yacht
sail - travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
beat - sail with much tacking or with difficulty; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
outpoint - sail closer to the wind than
wear ship - turn away from the wind; "The sailors decided it was time to wear ship"
ferry - travel by ferry
ferry - transport by ferry
ferry - transport from one place to another
raft - transport on a raft; "raft wood down a river"
barge - transport by barge on a body of water
|2.||piloting - the occupation of a pilot|