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first officer

noun
2.
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  • Then they left, with some cash and the captain and first officer, who are still missing.
  • The first officer was busy filling out his expense account and then went on to read the newspaper.
  • The captain and first officer sustained fatal injuries.
  • The captain and the first officer were killed, and the airplane was destroyed.
  • The airline transport-rated pilot and first officer were not injured, and the airplane incurred substantial damage.
  • The first officer confirmed that the left engine was the affected engine and immediately began feathering the propeller.
  • The airline transport certificated captain and the commercial certificated first officer sustained fatal injuries.
British Dictionary definitions for first officer

first officer

noun
1.
another name for first mate
2.
the member of an aircraft crew who is second in command to the captain
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