Definition of flight recorder in English:

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flight recorder

Pronunciation: /ˈflī(t) rəˌkôrdər/
(also flight data recorder)

noun

A device in an aircraft that records technical details during a flight, used in the event of an accident to discover its cause.
Example sentences
  • It works just like a black box flight recorder in an aircraft.
  • At each of the crash sites, rescue workers have been issued with pictures of the black-box flight recorder and the voice recorder, which will give vital clues to investigators trying to reconstruct the last minutes of the doomed flights.
  • Smith and Barnette are quick to caution, however, the final animated product is strictly a recreation of events drawn from the flight recorder data.

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Syllabification: flight re·cord·er

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