Definition of 'pilot light'
Example sentences containing 'pilot light'
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I ventured into the darkened kitchen, where only the small blue flame of the water heater's pilot light stood out in the dimness. NIGHT SISTERS (1988)
He removed the outside plate and examined the pilot light and the eight boiler plates that kept the unit hot. A KNIFE BETWEEN THE RIBS (1988)
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Translations for 'pilot light'
British English: pilot light /ˈpaɪlət laɪt/ NOUN
A pilot light is a small gas flame in a cooker, stove, boiler, or fire. It burns all the time and lights the main large flame when the gas is turned fully on.
- American English: pilot light
- Arabic: شُعلة الاحتراق
- Brazilian Portuguese: lâmpada piloto
- Chinese: 火种
- Croatian: plinski žižak
- Czech: věčný plamínek
- Danish: vågeblus
- Dutch: waakvlam
- European Spanish: piloto indicador
- Finnish: merkkivalo
- French: veilleuse
- German: Zündflamme
- Greek: ενδεικτική λυχνία
- Italian: fiamma pilota
- Japanese: 口火
- Korean: 점화용 보조 버너
- Norwegian: tennflamme
- Polish: stały płomyk
- European Portuguese: luz de aviso
- Romanian: flacără de veghe
- Russian: запальник
- Spanish: piloto luz indicadora
- Swedish: tändlåga
- Thai: เปลวไฟที่จุดเตาแก๊ส
- Turkish: kontrol lambası
- Ukrainian: малий пальник
- Vietnamese: đèn mồi
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