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My dad served in the Air Force as ground crew for several years, and doesn't really talk about it. I know that it's there. I think my main thing about direct or indirect experiences as near to home as it were is the idea of self-sacrifice really.
Jeremy Northam

Meaning of "ground crew" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND CREW

ground crew  [ɡraʊnd kruː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND CREW

noun
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Ground crew is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GROUND CREW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Groundcrew

In aviation, the groundcrew is the support crew servicing the aircraft and the airline on the ground, as opposed to the aircrew. In airlines, ground crew members include: ▪ Airframe and powerplant technicians ▪ Avionics technicians ▪ Ramp Agents ▪ Customer service agents ▪ Flight dispatchers Some ground crew members are responsible for clearing the runway and gate area of any debris or garbage, in order to prevent foreign object damage by an object being sucked into an engine. The crew visually inspects the tarmac and removes any items found; this is typically called a "FOD Walk" and is done prior to aircraft arrival and departure.

Definition of ground crew in the English dictionary

The definition of ground crew in the dictionary is airport personnel as opposed to those who work on board aircraft.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GROUND CREW


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əˈkruː
aircrew
ˈɛəˌkruː
airscrew
ˈɛəˌskruː
corkscrew
ˈkɔːkˌskruː
crew
kruː
Crewe
kruː
cru
kruː
ecru
ˈɛkruː
jackscrew
ˈdʒækˌskruː
krewe
kruː
screw
skruː
setscrew
ˈsɛtˌskruː
thumbscrew
ˈθʌmˌskruː
unscrew
ʌnˈskruː
woodscrew
ˈwʊdˌskruː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND CREW

ground attack
ground bass
ground beef
ground beetle
ground bug
ground cherry
ground cloth
ground colour
ground control
ground cover
ground effect
ground elder
ground engineer
ground floor
ground force
ground frost
ground game
ground glass
ground ice
ground ivy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND CREW

Allen screw
ambulance crew
Archimedes´ screw
cabin crew
camera crew
cap screw
film crew
fire crew
flight crew
grub screw
gun crew
ice screw
lag screw
lead screw
machine screw
maintenance crew
Phillips screw
self-tapping screw
turn the screw
twin-screw

Synonyms and antonyms of ground crew in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ground crew» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND CREW

Find out the translation of ground crew to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ground crew from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ground crew» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地勤人员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

personal de tierra
570 millions of speakers

English

ground crew
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमीन चालक दल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الطاقم الأرضي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наземный персонал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

equipe de terra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আপনার জুতা বন্ধ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

équipe au sol
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Krew darat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bodenpersonal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グラウンドクルー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지상 승무원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kru tanah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thợ máy dưới đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரையில் குழு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्राउंड क्रू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yer ekibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

personale di terra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obsługa naziemna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

наземний персонал
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

echipajul de la sol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλήρωμα εδάφους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grondpersoneel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

markpersonal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bakkemannskap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ground crew

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND CREW»

The term «ground crew» is regularly used and occupies the 96.222 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND CREW» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground crew

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Jeremy Northam
My dad served in the Air Force as ground crew for several years, and doesn't really talk about it. I know that it's there. I think my main thing about direct or indirect experiences as near to home as it were is the idea of self-sacrifice really.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND CREW»

Discover the use of ground crew in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ground crew and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Luftwaffe Air & Ground Crew 1939-45
This fact-packed review of Luftwaffe uniforms and flying kit is illustrated with rare personal photos, insignia charts, and two dozen meticulously detailed colour figures.
Robert F. Stedman, 2012
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7th Bombardment Group/Wing, 1918-1995
Ill (GROUND CREW. FEVER/MALARIA IN INDIA.) (U.S.) SMITH, CARL A., 2ND LT - (436TH SQDN) - 26 OCX 43. /5 (BOMBARDIER ON CORDELL AIRCREW; KIA BY A-A.) (U.S.) BURTCH, WILLIAM P., S/SGT - (9TH SQDN) - 1 1 NOV 43.
Robert F. Dorr, 1997
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A Strategy for Research in Space Biology and Medicine into ...
More often, degradation in ground-crew interactions has led to instances of miscommunication.124 On the other hand, these apparent degradations in ground-crew interactions may actually have an adaptive function. Because they are remote ...
Committee on Space Biology and Medicine, National Research Council, Space Studies Board, 1998
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Environmental Ergonomics - The Ergonomics of Human Comfort, ...
Y. Tochihara and T. Ohnaka q 2005 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Physiological effects of heat stress on ground crew in the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Hideo Tarui*, Yoshiki Kanamaru, Jun Sakagami, Hirokazu Ozaki Aeromedical Laboratory, ...
Yutaka Tochihara, Tadakatsu Ohnaka, 2005
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Balloon Flying Handbook
A good communications plan between pilot and ground crew includes a “lost balloon” contact with a common phone number that both parties call in order to find where the other is. This could possibly be a person at home, willing to relay the ...
Faa, 2011
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Effective Management
... 100% Ground Crew Alignment Ground Crew Alignment with Company Goals % Ground Crew Trained with Company Goals % Ground Crew Trained Quality Management, Customer Loyalty Program Quality Management, Customer Loyalty  ...
Chuck Williams, 2011
7
Journey Between Mountains
Crew Chief Master Sgt. Darwin Crisman and other members of the ground crew are Sgt. George N. Kinney, Sgt. Eugene C. Hanna and Tech Sgt. J. L. Connor, Jr. 4. BETTY J. ...Crew Chief is Master Sgt. Louis Leimbach and other ground crew ...
Kathleen Havens Gezzi, 2006
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Precalculus with Calculus Previews
You remain on the outside of the aircraft to assist the ground crew. The patient is lifted off the stretcher via the backboard and loaded into the aircraft. All of a sudden you hear a loud crash, and debris of metal is flying everywhere. Everyone is ...
Dennis G. Zill, Jacqueline M. Dewar, 2009
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Balloon Flying Handbook 2008
A good communications plan between pilot and ground crew includes a "lost balloon" contact with a common phone number that both parties call in order to find where the other is. This could possibly be a person at home, willing to relay the ...
Transportation Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Flight Standards Service, U S Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (U.S.)
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If Your Back's Not Bent: The Role of the Citizenship ...
Our CEP often provided the local “ground crew” in cities where we were called to work, our SCLC staff being the main crew. Without the activism of local people and their decisions to tackle structures of oppression, our roles, including that of ...
Dorothy Cotton, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND CREW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ground crew is used in the context of the following news items.
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ADULT BASEBALL: Hats off to the Horsham ground crew
The members of never-say-never ground crew, all two of them, get a hearty, “Attaboy,” for making the seemingly impossible a reality. «The Intelligencer, Jul 15»
2
Drones currently used by the UK
... laser-guided bombs. Unlike smaller drones, the Reaper must be operated much like a plane; it requires a ground crew and runway like conventional aircraft. «Alphr, Jul 15»
3
Defence may probe jet fuel link to birth defects
Ground crew work on a jet at RAAF Base Pearce. The Department of Defence is “actively considering” a major review of all scientific evidence ... «The New Daily, Jul 15»
4
'Protect remnant of wartime airfield before it is too late'
He tells me: “It has a door and a window and according to one local resident, it was used by ground crew as a refuge. They laid out wooden targets in the nearby ... «Oxford Mail, Jul 15»
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Puntzi Lake man helped fight fire while his home burned to the ground
The guys in the aircraft, the ground crew, everyone involved [in fighting fires] is a stellar person,” said Ferguson. July 8 started no different for ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
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Predictive analytics combined with drone technology could help …
Staff members of South Africa-based UAV & Drone Solutions hold one of their drones. UAV supplies the drones and the ground crew for the Air ... «PRI, Jul 15»
7
Touch of home powers travelers
“It was great having another ground crew from Ohio,” said Selsor. “We were able to resupply and we received the trees from Ohio. It's been ... «Sidney Daily News, Jul 15»
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Questions about squadron changes in the RCAF
Royal Canadian Air Force ground crew perform post flight checks on a CF-18 fighter jet in Kuwait after a sortie over Iraq during Operation ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
9
Panayotovich gets start in Slammers' win
Panayotovich was working on the Slammers' ground crew before being picked up and made his initial appearance for the Slammers on ... «The Herald-News, Jul 15»
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Quora Question: What Is a Legitimate Cause for Worry When Flying …
Once he pulls up to a stop, he will shut off the engines and it will switch to the APU and then you'll notice the flicker when the ground crew ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ground crew [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ground-crew>. Nov 2020 ».
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