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crew chief

noun
1.
the head of a crew, especially for maintenance of aircraft or racing cars.
2.
a noncommissioned officer in the Air Force who is in charge of a group of maintenance specialists.
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  • The crew chief glanced over the man's shoulder, reached out to put his hand on a polished lever, and pressed.

    The Best Made Plans Everett B. Cole
  • The inspection forms signed, Mac held a short interrogation with the crew chief.

    Tight Squeeze Dean Charles Ing
  • If one of these sergeants had another duty somewhere else, and Oswald was senior man present, he was crew chief.

    Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • The pointer, sitting in front of the crew chief, moved a hand and flicked a switch.

    The Best Made Plans Everett B. Cole
  • We had our own crew which consisted of a crew chief armorer and mechanics.

  • In acting as crew chief, do you think he demonstrated leadership qualities?

    Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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