Pronunciation: (pī'lu-tij), [key]
1. act, occupation, or skill of piloting.
2. the fee paid to a pilot for his or her services.
3. See pilot station (def. 1).
4. the process of directing the movement of a ship or aircraft by visual or electronic observations of recognizable landmarks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.