Definition of autopilot in English:

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autopilot

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊˌpʌɪlət/

noun

Short for automatic pilot.
Example sentences
  • The autopilot can fly an airplane once in the air and land it, but it cannot be used during takeoff.
  • The autopilot helps fly the airplane while the pilots run the appropriate checklists.
  • Autopilots land planes better than pilots do - autopilots have landed planes with only one wing.
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