robot pilot


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robot pilot

n.
An automatic pilot, as on an aircraft.
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Noun1.robot pilot - a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady courserobot pilot - a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
inertial guidance system, inertial navigation system - a system to control a plane or spacecraft; uses inertial forces
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