Also called pilot, pilot burner. a small flame kept burning continuously, as in a gas stove or furnace, to relight the main gas burners whenever necessary or desired.
a small auxiliary flame that ignites the main burner of a gas appliance when the control valve opens
a small electric light used as an indicator
[pee-lee] /piˈli/ noun, plural pilies. 1. a Philippine tree, Canarium ovatum, the edible seeds of which taste like a sweet almond. 2. Also called pili nut. the seed of this tree. [pahy-lahy] /ˈpaɪ laɪ/ noun 1. Biology. plural of . /pɪˈliː/ noun (pl) -lis 1. a burseraceous Philippine tree, Canarium ovatum, with edible seeds resembling […]
1. a combining form meaning “hair,” used in the formation of compound words: piliform.
- Pilot study
noun 1. a small-scale experiment or set of observations undertaken to decide how and whether to launch a full-scale project
plural noun, Nautical. 1. waters in which the services of a pilot are available or required by law.