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pilot lamp

n.
A small electric lamp used to indicate that an electric circuit is energized. Also called pilot light.
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pilot lamp

n
(Electronics) a small light in an electric circuit or device that lights up when the circuit is closed or when certain conditions prevail
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Noun1.pilot lamp - 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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