air traffic con trollers

air-traffic control

[air-traf-ik]
noun
a government service that facilitates the safe and orderly movement of aircraft within and between airports by receiving and processing data from radar and devices that monitor local weather conditions and by maintaining radio contact with pilots.

Origin:
1930–35

air-traffic controller, noun
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air-traffic control
 
n
an organization that determines the altitude, speed, and direction at which planes fly in a given area, giving instructions to pilots by radio
 
air-traffic controller
 
n

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