piloting


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pi·lot·ing

 (pī′lə-tĭng)
n.
1. The occupation or service of a pilot.
2. Nautical Coastal navigation, as by reference to buoys and soundings.

piloting

(ˈpaɪlətɪŋ)
n
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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piloting - the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to placepiloting - 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
astronavigation, celestial navigation - navigating according to the positions of the stars
dead reckoning - navigation without the aid of celestial observations
bear down on, bear down upon - sail towards another vessel, of a ship
luff, point - sail close to the wind
weather - sail to the windward of
boat - ride in a boat on water
steam, steamer - travel by means of steam power; "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"
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"
scud, rack - run before a gale
outpoint - sail closer to the wind than
wear round, tack - turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"
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
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
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